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Almond chocolate tart on a gluten free almond meal shortcrust.

Chocolate almond tart

A gluten free tart filled with dark chocolate and topped with glazed almonds.

Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword almond meal shortcrust, almond tart, chocolate tart, glazed almonds, gluten free shortcrust
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 643 kcal
Author Eva | Electric Blue Food

Ingredients

For the shortcrust

  • 100 g butter
  • 150 g almond meal
  • 3 tbsp potato starch
  • 2 tbsp sugar

For the filling

  • 200 ml whipping cream
  • 150 g dark chocolate chopped
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg

For the topping

  • 100 g almonds sliced
  • 100 g butter
  • 80 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp potato starch

Instructions

  1. Add shortcrust ingredients to a food processor and bliz until combined.

  2. Press shortcrust onto a tart pan and prick bottom and sides with a fork.

  3. Chill in the freezer for 15 minutes.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 25 minutes.

  5. In the meantime, heat the cream in a saucepan and remove from the heat before it reaches boiling temperature.

  6. Add the chopped chocolate and whisk until melted. Stir in the sugar.

  7. Crack the egg in a small bowl aside and lightly whisk it. Pour into chocolate mixture in a slow stream while whisking energically to combine.

  8. Take the half-baked shortcrust out of the oven and pour the chocolate filling in. The almond meal shortcrust might swell as it bakes, but should deflate before you add the chocolate filling.

  9. Return the tart to the oven. Reduce the temperature to 160°C (320°F) and bake for 10 minutes.

  10. In the meantime, add the topping ingredients to a saucepan and set on medium heat. Stir until the butter has melted, then remove from the heat.

  11. Take the chocolate tart out of the oven and gently spoon the almond topping all over it. The chocolate filling will not have completely set yet, so be extra gentle.

  12. Increase the oven temperature to 175°C (350°F) and bake the tart 15 more minutes, until the chocolate filling sets and the almond topping takes a golden tone.

Recipe Notes

The shortcrust base may swell during the first 20 minutes of baking, even if you prick the bottom and sides with a fork. It should naturally deflate as it gets golden, or when you take it out of the oven to add the chocolate filling.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate almond tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 643 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 109mg36%
Sodium 203mg9%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1029IU21%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.