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Chocolate Pear Tart


225 g flour 

25 g cocoa powder 

125 g butter 

85 g sugar 

1 egg

Sponge dough: 

45 g butter 

90 g sugar 

1 egg 

1 1/2 tsp baking powder 

90 g flour

Chocolate Cream: 

180 g chopped chocolate 

180 ml heavy cream 

2 pears, peeled and thinly sliced 

Nuts (optional)

Mix dry crust ingredients together. Add egg and mix until dry and crumbly. Press into a 9 inch pie plate and refrigerate.

Mix sugar and butter, then add egg, baking powder, and flour. Heat cream in a small sauce pan until almost boiling then pour over chopped chocolate and stir until melted. Mix chocolate with sponge dough. Pour into crust.

Top with pears and nuts and then bake for 20 minutes at 170 C.


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