Pear & Chocolate Tree Tart

It's almost too beautiful to eat, almost 🍫🌳🍐😍


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Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Prep time: 45 minutes, Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for 5 people

1 shortcrust pastry

1/2 cup of butter

2 cups of sugar

1 cup of almond powder

3 eggs

8 pears

1 cup of dark chocolate

1 cup of milk chocolate

Step 1/3

In a large bowl filled with water and ice create a 3D tree with the melted chocolates. Place in fridge to set for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2/3

Place the shortcrust pastry in a baking dish. Mix the butter, Β½ cup of sugar, the almond powder and the eggs to obtain the almond cream. Place in the bottom of the shortcrust pastry. Poach the pears in 1 liter of boiling water with Β½ cup of sugar. Place pears on the almond cream. Bake for 25 minutes at 350F.

Step 3/3

Make caramel by combining remaining sugar and Β½ cup of water. Allow to cool slightly. With a ladle, begin to drip caramel over the tree to form threads. Continue the process until it resembles the crown of a tree. Place chocolate tree in the middle of the pear tart. Serve and enjoy!

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