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Hazelnut Caramel and Chocolate Tartlets

Hazelnut Caramel and Chocolate Tartlets


For the tart dough

  • Beat the flour, cocoa powder, salt, sugar and butter in a food processor, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the eggs and beat until all of the ingredients come together to form a nice soft dough.
  • When ready, remove the dough and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured working surface.
  • It should be rolled out in to a thin sheet about 3 mm thick.
  • Use a round cookie cutter to cut out 8 circles that fit individual tart pans.
  • Fit them in to the tart pans and use a fork to pierce the bottom of the dough, making many little holes.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow them to cool on a wire rack.

For the caramel

  • Coarsely chop the 200 g of hazelnuts and spread in a baking pan that has been lined by parchment paper.
  • Bake for a few minutes, until they become light golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set them aside to cool.
  • In a deep pan, add the honey and sugar.
  • Place over low heat and stir continuously with a wooden spoon, until the sugar melts.
  • Stop stirring and allow to boil for about 10 minutes, or until the mixture takes on a nice caramel color.
  • When ready, remove from heat and add the butter.
  • Place back on heat and gradually add the heavy cream.
  • The mixture will bubble vigorously when boiling so it would be good to wear gloves while doing this so you don’t get burned.
  • Stir continuously, until completely combined.
  • Add the finely chopped chocolate couverture and stir.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to another bowl.
  • Add the hazelnuts and stir to combine.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the tart shells.
  • Top with extra hazelnuts.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
35 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
64 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
95 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
24 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
44 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
20 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
20 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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