Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Chocolate Rum Tart


Oh-Wow-Pow-Wow! I am so proud of myself, please do join in by congratulating me. Can you believe it? I made Chocolate Rum Tart! Joy to the world. Okay, okay, I have returned from cloud 9 now. Actually you know what, its not always a break through for me in baking (Lemon Bars & Pineapple Bread Pudding), but when the mind is set, I guess nothing is impossible, never mind if we are not the first at the finishing line. An achievement is still an achievement (Cream Puffs & Soft Rolls), for me, really, though I am not at all a fan of chocolates, these chocolate tarts I was told is a heavenly retreat (Dates Sunflower Seeds Cake & Fried Apple Fritters). Vanilla scented pastry and centered with rum infused dark chocolate, rum of course is optional unless you are a once a while drunkard like me, these tarts must be chilled first to set the choc filling prior to luxuriating in. I love you too everyone.

Ingredients
For the Pastry:
250g soft flour
75g sugar
50g ground almonds
190g butter
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla

Chocolate filling
300g dark chocolate
250g cream
50g butter
1/2 tsp rum or brandy

Method
Rub butter into dry ingredients until crumbly. Stir yolk and vanilla together and add to flour mixture until a dough forms. 
Refrigerate for about 20 minutes.  Roll out dough and line a 25cm tart ring.
Blind bake for approximately 10 minutes.
Bring cream to a boil and pour over chocolate. Sitr in butter and rum/brandy.
 
Pour into pre baked tart.  Refrigerate to set chocolate. Decorate with white chocolate and serve.
Don't forget to trend alongside "cook with nava-k" on every other social media please!!




Kindly Bookmark and Share it:

22 comments:

  1. wow...the swirling part is nicely done.

    ReplyDelete
  2. These do sound like a tasty way to chase the blues away! It looks so smooth and rich. You did some great designs with that white chocolate too. I am all for the splash of rum in here. Have a great day!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Fabulous, Nava! And you are so talented with your garnishing...quite lovely!!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love your designs and a splash or two of rum never hurts. My family would love these, and I think I would love them the most.

    ReplyDelete
  5. I was wondering what the white was... white chocolate! COOL! and really pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Absolutely lovely. The white chocolate is a perfect touch to these irresistible treats.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Excellent swirl pattern, very lovely. Thank you for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Gorgeous looking tarts, Nava! Love the perfectly done white chocolate topping!

    ReplyDelete
  9. This sounds amazing!! Love the vanilla pasty & the rum in the chocolate is an added bonus! Beautiful tarts! Wish I could take a bite right now. :)

    ReplyDelete
  10. That is gorgeous--you did a beautiful job with the designs. Dark chocolate and rum...yummy.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Such beautiful little tarts - your garnishing is so perfect my friend!!!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

    ReplyDelete
  12. Your garnishing is astounding - beautiful and delicious post :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

    ReplyDelete
  13. The chocolate Rum Tart looks gorgeous,Nava,,Yum,,Yum for sure :)
    Ridwan

    ReplyDelete
  14. Gorgeous tarts!! I would've easily eaten all without sharing ;)

    ReplyDelete
  15. Thanks everyone for all the comments and appreciate it very much.

    ReplyDelete
  16. These are wonderful! Love the different designs on top!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Nava, it looks delicious and your white chocolate decorations are incredible!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Oh Yummy! I couldn't resist anything chocolate too! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  19. Oh these look so delicious! I love your decoration on the top too - so pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  20. And can that rum be about a tsp more ;) ? Haha! Yummy looking tart there!

    ReplyDelete
  21. So perfect they look n absolutely yum

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...