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 A mother-daughter cooking duo from Paris to Brooklyn. Maman & France live 3,626 miles apart but connect everyday over yummy & mostly French recipes. Bon appetit!

PISTACHIO & CHOCOLATE TART (by Maman)

PISTACHIO & CHOCOLATE TART (by Maman)

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Chocolate and pistachios come together in this easy-to-make tart recipe by Maman. It doesn't need much description... give it a try for yourself and you'll see that it's amazingly nutty and smooth. Bon appetit!


Serves 6  l  Difficulty: easy  l  Prep time: 20min  l  Total time: 40min


INGREDIENTS

For dough: 
2 cups flour
1 egg
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 pinch of salt
1 teaspoon baking powder

For filling: 
7 ounces 70% dark chocolate
1 cup heavy cream
2/3 cups pistachio
2 tablespoons honey

STEPS
For dough: 
1. In a bowl, mix together flour, butter, sugar, salt and baking powder. 
2. Add egg and knead dough by hand into a ball. 
3. Wrap ball into cellophane and place it in the fridge for minimum of an hour. 
4. Preheat oven at 350F and spread the dough onto a floured surface, into a 2/3 inch thick circle.
5. Place circle onto tart pan and, with a fork, pierce the dough across its entire surface.
6. Stick it in the oven for 15-20 minutes and take out of the oven to let it cool.

For filling: 
1. While dough is baking, cut chocolate into small pieces.
2. Boil heavy cream into a pan. Once boiling, add chocolate and mix well into a ganache. 
3. Mix pistachios and honey. 
4. When tart is cooled, cover with pistachio mix then with chocolate ganache.
5. Place finished tart into the fridge for a minimum of an hour.
6. Serve with pistachios on top.

 
 
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