About this recipe:This lovely tart is perfect for company; it's rich, impressive and quick! Although it only takes a few minutes to assemble, leave at least 8 hours before serving for the tart to chill. It can be made in either a 20-23cm pie dish or tart pan.
375g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
375ml (12 fl oz) very thick (45%) cream
3 tablespoons sifted icing sugar
3 teaspoons vanilla essence
23cm prepared chocolate biscuit crust or tart shell
Directions Prep:20min › Extra time:8hr40min › Ready in:9hr
In microwave dish, combine chocolate and 1/2 of the cream. Cook on high for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until smooth. Cool to room temperature. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Set aside.
In small bowl, beat the rest of the cream until soft peaks form. Beat in chocolate mixture on high speed 1/3 at a time. Mix well and spoon into prepared tart shell.