Due to the nature of the ingredients used in the preparation, it is necessary to consume this dessert on the same day in order to avoid deterioration.
The chocolate tartlet is a dessert that many people enjoy and that often lends itself to show off homemade pastries. For this reason, different recipes with varying amounts and ingredients have been created. Now, the best chocolate tart in the world comes to be one that manages to group a set of ingredients in a harmonious way, without actually embarrassing the dinner.
Chocolate tart with icing sugar
Ingredients for the base (8 servings)
¼ glass of white wine (50 ml)
1 teaspoon of salt (5 g)
¼ glass of water (50 ml)
½ cup of olive oil (125 ml)
3 cups of wheat flour (360 g)
Utensils: the transparent film
1. In a bowl, place the flour and salt. Remove with a spoon to integrate both ingredients and then make a hole in the middle of the bowl to pour olive oil and white wine there.
2. Alcohol is what will help to ferment the dough (otherwise yeast would have to be used ).
Mix everything with enveloping movements until the flour absorbs all the liquid.
3. Once we have a compact mass, we proceed to knead a little with the hands until forming a ball. Now let it sit in the bowl (with lid) for 20 minutes.
4. After the 20 minutes have passed, we proceed to knead again for a couple of minutes and again, we form a ball, cover the container and let rest for another 30 minutes.
5. Cut the dough into eight equal pieces and place each one on a piece of transparent film. We wrap and flatten the dough with the help of a rolling pin. We shape until we get a circle or an oval with a thin thickness (like that of the wafers).
6. We repeat the procedure until the eight pieces are ready. We reserve until we have ready the stuffing for the chocolate tart.
Ingredients for the stuffing
2 tablets of dark chocolate for dessert (250 g)
1 cup of whipping cream (250 ml).
2 ½ tablespoons of butter (50 g)
Sugar icing (to decorate)
Optional: 1 medium egg, cinnamon stick (to decorate)
Utensils: molds for tarts, fork
1. We preheat the oven to 200 ºC.
2. We place the eight wafers in the molds for tartlets and puncture the bottom with a fork. Optionally, we can beat the egg and, with the help of a brush, we give a light egg layer to each tart.
3. We take to the oven for 3 or 4 minutes. Once ready, we remove them from the oven and let them cool to room temperature. Next, we unmold them.
4. Chop butter and chocolate into small pieces.
5. Meanwhile, we place the cream in a pot and bring it to a boil. When it reaches its boiling point, remove from heat and add chocolate and butter.
6. Remove the cream, chocolate, and butter until you get a homogeneous mixture. Let it cool at room temperature. We remove the mixture from time to time.
7. Fill the tartlets with chocolate and take to the oven for 7 or 8 minutes. Before serving, sprinkle a little icing sugar and that’s it!
Swiss meringue for your chocolate tart
The authentic Swiss meringue, unlike Italian, does not have lemon juice. It is a very light cover for desserts, although a little more consistent than Italian and French, therefore, it has a very intense sweet taste.
The great advantage of using it as a dessert cover is that it can be used raw or baked. However, we must bear in mind that, if it is used raw, we must take advantage of it the same day of its preparation.
5 egg whites
1 cups of sugar (200 g)
Optional: the vegetable colorant
1. In a bowl, place the egg whites and the vanilla essence. Next, we beat the whites to integrate both ingredients.
2. Meanwhile, we place the sugar in the water bath. Once ready, mix all the ingredients and bring them to the point of snow with the help of a hand mixer. In case we have decided to use vegetable dye, this is the time to incorporate it.
The chocolate tartlet is an excellent option to share on any occasion. It is a dessert of a delicious taste that is better served very fresh; nevertheless, you can enjoy freshly made, at room temperature. As for the coverage, this can be varied by lemon skin grated, pieces of fresh fruit (strawberries or bananas) or nuts, among others.