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TWININGS NUTTY ASSAM CHOCOLATE TARTS

Afternoon teas will never be the same after you have served these indulgent nutty chocolate tarts. These little tarts are filled with velvety chocolate ganache which has been infused with Twinings Nutty Chocolate Assam Tea.

Serves6 People
Makes In45 Mins
DifficultyEasy
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Ingredients

For The Pastry

QtyIngredient
375g
 Ready To Roll Short Crust Pastry

For The Chocolate Ganache

QtyIngredient
300gDark Chocolate
300gDouble Cream
2Twinings Nutty Chocolate Flavour Assam Pyramid Bags

To Decorate

QtyIngredient
200gChocolate (Crown Moulds)
Edible Gold Spray

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6).
  • Line six tartlet tins with the pastry and trim off any excess overhanging the sides of the tins. 
  • Use baking paper to line the inside of each tart and fill with baking beans to blind bake your pastry. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove the baking paper and beans and bake for a further 10 minutes, until the pastry cases are dry, crisp and golden in colour.
  • Leave the tarts to cool whilst you make the ganache.
  • Pour the cream into the saucepan and heat on a medium heat (85C), do not boil. Add the two Assam tea bags and leave to simmer for a few minutes to steep. 
  • Remove the tea bags and add the chocolate, leaving it to melt and incorporate with the cream. You may need to heat a little bit to help the process. 
  • Stir the ganache with a spatula or wooden spoon. It might at first look spotty but continue to stir until it comes together.
  • Spoon the ganache into each cooled tartlet case and leave to set before serving.
  • For an extra finishing touch, create chocolate crowns using a specialised mould and then once set, decorate with edible gold spray. 
  • This recipe was created by our friends over at Baking Mad.