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Greek silky chocolate tart

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the crust

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Spread the 8 sheets of phyllo dough on a clean working surface and store the remaining ones.
  • Grease a 27 cm round spring form pan with butter.
  • Spread one sheet of phyllo dough in the spring form pan, making sure the ends hang over all the way around.
  • Drizzle with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Spread the second sheet of phyllo in the pan in a crisscross manner. Drizzle with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Repeat the same process until all of the phyllo sheets are done.
  • Drizzle butter over the final sheet of phyllo and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Turn the overhanging parts of the phyllo inward.
  • Place a sheet of parchment over the phyllo and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the parchment and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the filling

  • Place a pot full of water over heat and bring to a simmer.
  • In a bowl, add the eggs, sugar and water. Place bowl over pot with simmering water, creating a bain marie or water bath. Whisk continuously until the mixture thickens, then remove from heat.
  • Break up the couverture into pieces and place them in a separate bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 ½ - 2 minutes at 800 Watts.
  • Cut the butter up into little cubes and add it to the bowl with the eggs. Mix until the butter melts and cools down the mixture.
  • Add the melted couverture, vanilla extract and salt. Whisk until the mixture is completely combined.
  • Add the whipped cream and gently fold with a spatula until completely incorporated.

To assemble

  • Pour the mixture over the crust.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or leave at room temperature for 5-6 hours, until the filling cools and thickens.
  • Turn out of pan and spread the whipped cream over the top with a spoon.
  • Serve with caramelized nuts and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


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)
43 %

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)
90 %

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)
18 %


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)
29 %


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)
16 %


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)
13 %


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)
5 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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