Warm Chocolate Tart from Chef Jacques

December 23, 2011


one 6-7 inch Sweet Pie Crust
½ cup heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup milk
8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
2 whole eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine the heavy cream and milk in a heavy saucepan. Place over high heat and bring contents to a boil. Remove from heat, add the chocolate, and stir until the chocolate is completely melted. Beat the 2 eggs in a bowl. Slowly pour the warm chocolate and cream mixture into the bowl, whisking constantly. Pour the contents into the Sweet Pie Crust and bake in preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes until the custard is set. Test for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the custard. The custard is ready if toothpick comes out clean.

Remove from oven and serve warm with ice cream, if desired.

Courtesy of Chef Jacques of Chez Francois in Virginia at http://www.laubergechezfrancois.com.

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