Cru Virunga chocolate tarte

Serves: 4-6 Chocolate used:
Cru Virunga
Difficulty: Moderate
Preparation time: 30 minutes and up

  1. Place the butter in a bowl and stir until it is airy. Add egg, sugar and almonds. Little by little, add the flour and knead to a dough.
  2. Stretch the dough and fold it into a greased tarte mould (24cm). Leave in the refrigerator for 30 min.
  3. Bake the tarte base in a preheated oven at 160°C for 20 min.
  4. While the base is cooling down, place cream, sugar and salt in a pan, and bring to the boil. Remove from the stove when boiling and fold in butter and chocolate. Stir until all ingredients are mixed well.
  5. Pour the ganache in the mould and leave to set overnight. Before serving, decorate with sea salt flakes.

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For the base:

60g soft butter

45g powdered sugar

20g ground almonds

1 egg

120g flour

Dash of sea salt


For the filling:

300g whipping cream

1-2 tblsp powdered sugar

A dash of sea salt

50g soft butter

200g Original Beans Cru Virunga 70%

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