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Lemon and Chocolate Tart.. - Claire Justine
Lemon and Chocolate Tart anyone? How delicious. By Linda Collister Photo by Hilary Moore I adore lemon tart, and when I discovered a French patisserie that made a selection of fruit tarts with a layer of chocolate I couldn’t resist trying the combination. It works! How To Make A Lemon and Chocolate Tart: Makes 8 tarts For the sweet pastry: 175g plain flour A good pinch of salt 40g icing sugar 125g unsalted butter, chilled and diced I large egg yolk 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons cold water 100g Divine 70% dark chocolate For the filling: The grated zest of 2 unwaxed lemons 125ml lemon juice (about 3 lemons) 225g caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 150g unsalted butter, diced To decorate: Extra Divine 70% dark chocolate, melted You will need: 8 x 9cm (3½ inch) individual tart tins How To Make: Make the pastry in the food processor: put the flour, salt, icing sugar and diced butter into the bowl of the processor. Run the machine until the mixture looks like fine crumbs. Add the yolk and one and a half tablespoons of water and ‘pulse’ the machine until the dough comes together in a ball. …