Chocolate, almond and pear tart

Chocolate, almond and pear tart


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About this recipe: Here is a perfect dessert if you have any unexpected guests. This tart can be prepared in a flash, and it is a very tempting and delicious dessert. Serve with creme fraiche or whipped cream, or simply on its own.


Serves: 6 

  • 110g butter, softened
  • 130g ground almonds
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 120g cooking chocolate
  • 4 ripe pears, peeled and halved

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a bowl, mix the softened butter with the almonds and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs, one at a time, mix well after each addition.
  2. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Line a buttered tart tin with the puff pastry.
  3. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and coat the puff pastry sheet. Top with the almond mixture and add the pears.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes.

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