Melt-in-the-mouth choc-orange tart

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Essentials magazine, choc orange tart
Essentials magazine, choc orange tart
  • Serves: 8-10

  • Prep time:

    plus chilling time
  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe Triple tested: Got room for orangey tart with a hint of dark choc? Course you have! Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 20cm ready-made sweet pastry case
  • 50g orange dark chocolate
  • 300g jar orange curd
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 100ml double cream
  • Whipped cream


  1. Heat oven to Mark 4/180C. Put a 20cm ready-made sweet pastry case on a baking tray. Sprinkle with 50g orange dark chocolate, grated. Bake for 10 mins until melted, then remove from oven and cool.
  2. In a bowl, whisk 300g jar orange curd, zest of 1 large orange, 2 large free-range eggs and 100ml double cream until smooth. Pour into pastry case, bake for 20 mins until filling is just set, cool, then chill for a few hours before serving with whipped cream.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 375-300(kcal)
  • Fat 21.0g
  • Saturates 9.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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