Chocolate Ganache Tarts Recipe

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serves: 6
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 855 kCal 43%
Fat 62g 89%
  -  Saturates 29g 145%

We’ve used ready-made pastry to make these ganache tarts even more easy. In fact, you might just have everything you need to make these beauties already in your store cupboard – they only need four ingredients!


  • 500g (1lb 2oz) dessert pastry
  • 300g (10 oz) milk chocolate, finely chopped
  • 200ml (1/3pt) double cream
  • 50g (2oz) hazelnuts, roughly chopped


  • Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to the thickness of a £1 coin. Line 6 x 10cm (4in) fluted loose bottomed tart tins. Transfer to the freezer to chill for 20 minutes.

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/400F/Gas 6. Line the cases with greaseproof paper and baking beans and bake for 15 minutes. Remove the greaseproof & baking beans and cook for another 4-5 mins until golden. Leave to cool.

  • Pour the cream into a small saucepan and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and add the chopped chocolate. Leave for 5 minutes to melt then gently fold with a spatula until completely melted and combined. Pour into a jug.

  • Pour the ganache into each of the tart cases and transfer to the fridge to chill for 3 hours until set.

  • Bring the tarts to room temperature before serving and scatter with the hazelnuts to serve.

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