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This chocolate tart is so delicious .... trust me ... give it a try!
12 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/3 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons water
1 3/4 cup flour
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
6 ounces 64% chocolate
1 cup light brown sugar
3/4 cup heavy cream
In an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and creamy.
Add egg yolks and water, mix well.
Gradually add flour and cocoa powder until a dough is formed.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Set oven to 350 degrees.
Cut out a round parchment paper that will fit in your tart pan.
Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface.
Line the pan with the dough.
Prick the dough few times with a fork.
Refrigerate dough for 15 minutes.
Place parchment paper over dough and fill with a layer of pie weights.
Bake for 18 minutes.
Remove parchment paper and pie weights.
Bake for another 8 minutes.
Cool for at least 2 hours.
Place chocolate and sugar in a medium heatproof bowl.
In a small saucepan bring cream to a boil.
Pour cream over chocolate and let it rest for 30 seconds.
Whisk until glossy and thick.
Pour over cooled tart shell.
Refrigerate for 2 hours.