Mini Chocolate Caramel Tarts

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Crispy base, gooey caramel filling and a topping of luscious chocolate ganache make these mini-tarts
  • PREP TIME: 30 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 90 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 6 persons
Mini Chocolate Caramel Tarts


  • Base:
  • 150gm flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 100gm unsalted butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • Filling:
  • 50gm caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 325ml cream
  • 200gm dark chocolate
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Ganache:
  • 1 tsp corn syrup (can be omitted)
  • 50ml cream
  • 100gm dark chocolate
  • 25gm butter


  • 1. For the base mix flour, cocoa, brown sugar, unsalted butter and yolk and whisk.
  • 2. Knead using the cold water. Wrap in clingfilm and put to chill for 30 minutes.
  • 3. Roll out and line the tart tins, prick with a fork and chill again.
  • 4. Fill with baking beans and bake at 180 degrees for 15 minutes
  • 5. Remove beans and bake further 2-3 minutes, remove from oven and cool.
  • 6. For the caramel, heat caster sugar and water till sugar dissolves and turns brown.
  • 7. Take off the heat and add the cream. Be careful when adding cream as it will bubble up.
  • 8. Put it back on low heat and stir.
  • 9. Chop the chocolate and add it. Let it melt and then add the yolks, stir and divide the filling between the tart shells. Cool.
  • 10. For the ganache, melt, corn syrup, cream, dark chocolate and butter and spoon over tart, let set.
  • 11. Chill the tart well before serving.


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