Recipes Rich chocolate Easter egg tart

Recipes Rich chocolate Easter egg tart

Recipes Rich chocolate Easter egg tart

Recipes Rich chocolate Easter egg tart Celebrate Easter with this indulgent chocolate tart. Rich chocolate Easter egg tart


  • 250g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 200g butter, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 200g mini chocolate Easter eggs (or speckled eggs), for decoration
  • cocoa powder, to serve

Sweet shortcrust pastry

  • 1 2/3 cups plain flour
  • 3/4 cup pure icing sugar
  • 125g butter, chilled, chopped
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla draw out
  • 1 tablespoon chilled water


  • Step 1

    Make shortcrust pastry: Combine flour, icing sugar and butter in a food processor. Process until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add egg yolk, vanilla and chilled water. Process until pastry just comes with each other. Turn onto a floured surface and knead until easy. Pat into a 10cm disc. Wrap in greaseproof paper and refrigerate with regard to 30 minutes or until firm enough to roll out.

  • Stage 2

    Preheat stove and a large smooth baking tray to 190�C. Roll pastry out between 2 sheets baking paper to a 34cm round. Use round to collection base and sides of a 2. 5cm-deep, 26cm (base) fluted loose-based tart pan. Trim excess pastry. Freeze pastry case for 15 moments or until firm.

  • Stage 3

    Line pastry case with baking paper. Three-quarters fill with dried beans or uncooked rice. Place on very hot tray. Bake for 10 minutes or until firm to touch. Remove paper and beans. Bake for a further eight to 10 minutes or until pastry base is light golden. Remove from oven. Reduce oven to 180�C and return baking tray to oven.

  • Step 4 At the same time, place chocolate and butter in a heatproof, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) for 2 to a few minutes, stirring every minute with a steel spoon, or until melted and easy. Using hand beaters, beat eggs and sugar in a large bowl with regard to 4 minutes or until pale and solid. Pour in chocolate mixture. Beat until well combined.
  • Step 5

    Pour chocolate combination into pastry case. Place on very hot tray and bake for 15 to 18 moments or until just arranged. Cool to room temperature.

  • Step 6

    Arrange mini Easter eggs on tart. Dust with cocoa powder and serve.