Chocolate Walnut Tart


Chocolate Walnut Tart

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Crisp pastry topped with dates, walnuts and chocolate. Rich, nutritious and divine.

Chocolate Walnut Tart recipe - How to make Chocolate Walnut Tart

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 baked pastry base

For The Date Filling
1/2 cup dates (khajur) , deseeded and finely chopped
2 tsp brandy
1 tsp grated orange rind

To Be Mixed Into A Topping
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp castor sugar
2 tbsp melted butter
1/4 cup (30 grams) chopped dark chocolate
1/4 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
3 tbsp condensed milk

For The Milk Chocolate Sauce
1/2 cup (60 grams) chopped milk chocolate
1/4 cup (50 grams) fresh cream

For The Garnish
8 to 10 walnut (akhrot) halves
beaten whipped cream

Method
For the date filling

    For the date filling
  1. Blend the ingredients for the filling in a food processor.
  2. Keep aside.

For the milk chocolate sauce

    For the milk chocolate sauce
  1. Put the cream in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove from the fire, add the milk chocolate and mix well to get a smooth sauce. Cool completely and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Spread the date filling mixture on top of the baked pastry base.
  2. Cover with the topping.
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 15 to 20 minutes or until the tart is golden brown. Cool completely.
  4. Top the tart with the milk chocolate sauce.
  5. Garnish with the walnut halves and whipped cream.
  6. Cut into wedges.
  7. Serve warm.

Tips
  1. Instead of dates, you can also use dried figs soaked in water for 15 minutes.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy334 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates25.2 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat22.8 g
Cholesterol38.2 mg
Sodium118.1 mg

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