food & Wine

Melody Teh

Chocolate tart

Chocolate tart

This chocolate tart is rich and sweet and will make a decadent dessert for your next special occasion.


  • 500g shortcrust pastry (store-bought or your favourite recipe)
  • 150g milk chocolate, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 50g plain flour
  • 75g butter, melted
  • 100g caster sugar
  • Icing sugar (for dusting)


  1. Line a 25cm tart tin with the pastry (rolled to about a quarter of cm) and leave in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. When the pastry has been chilled, blind bake it for 15 minutes. Then remove the beads/paper and bake for another five minutes.
  3. Mix the melted chocolate with the eggs, butter, sugar and flour. Pour this mixture into the tart and bake for eight to 10 minutes, or until just set.
  4. Dust with a little icing sugar and serve with a little cream or your favourite berries.

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