Cherry chocolate tart: ‘a properly luxurious, best fake canada goose jacket special-occasion pudding’
Cherry chocolate tart
Deliciously rich and dark, but not too sweet, this tart is a properly luxurious, special-occasion pudding. If you back yourself in the pastry stakes, I’d urge you to make the pastry here; failing that, a simple sweet shortcrust works well. If cherries aren’t in season, it’s equally delicious with dried ones: use 200g and cook as below. These quantities make enough for 10 servings.
For the cherries350g sweet cherries, stoned150ml kirsch or brandy 30g caster sugarA strip of lemon zestFor the chocolate pastry170g plain flour 30g cocoa powder100g butter, chilled and cut into 1cm cubes2 tbsp caster or icing sugar1 free-range egg yolkAbout 2–3 tbsp cold milk (or water)
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A day ahead, put the cherries in a pan with the alcohol, sugar and lemon zest, and bring to a simmer for five minutes. Tip into a bowl and leave to infuse. Next day, drain, reserving the liquor.For the pastry, put the flour and cocoa in a food authenitc canada goose outlet store in gta with discount price processor and blitz briefly (or sift into a bowl). Add the butter and blitz (or rub in with your fingertips) until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar, add the egg yolk and just enough milk to bring the mix together in large amazon canada goose parka clumps. Tip on to a lightly floured surface and knead gently into a ball. Wrap in cling-film and chill for 30 minutes.Heat the oven to 180C/350F/gas mark 4. Using a little flour, roll out the pastry quite thinly and use it to line a 24cm tart tin, letting the best canada goose coat for skiing excess hang over the sides. Line the pastry with baking parchment and baking canada goose coat 1000 bulbs promo beans, and put the tin on a are there any canada goose outlet stores baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, remove the paper and beans, and bake for 10 minutes more. Trim the excess pastry from the edges.For the filling, heat the cream to a bare simmer, take off the heat, add the chocolate and leave to melt, stirring a few times. Add the vanilla. Whisk a little hot chocolate cream into the eggs, then whisk the lot authentic canada goose outlet back into the chocolate cream. Add a tablespoon of the cherry poaching liquor for an extra kick (save the rest to make cocktails).Spread the jam on the base of the tart case, scatter over the drained cherries can you buy canada goose jacket online and pour over the custard. Bake for 20 minutes: the centre should wobble slightly when you take it out of the oven. Leave to cool in the tin on a wire rack. linked site Serve cut into small slices, with crème fraîche, if you like.
For more fruity recipes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, get the Guardian on Saturday.