Fluffy toasted crumpets take me back to a time in my childhood; every Sunday morning we would be treated to freshly toasted crumpets layered in butter and homemade raspberry jam. I can almost smell their sweet, toasted aroma! English crumpets are believed to date back to […]
Ingredient: Caster Sugar
Eclairs have graced the table of many an afternoon tea since the late 1850’s! Taking their name and origin from the French; eclair literally translates into ‘lightning’ and I can only think this is because how quick cake lovers eat them once faced with the […]
What? Chickpea Pastry, are you crazy?
No my fellow chocolate lovers, I am perfectly sane (ish). Chickpea flour is subtly nutty and really is the perfect partner for a rich, decadent dark chocolate filling.
It is a bonus that it is also gluten free. This chickpea pastry recipe I have tested is definitely the easiest and tastiest recipe I have found.
The tart itself is exquisite in all it’s chocolate glory, smooth, rich and naughty.
PLEASE use Dark Chocolate of at least 70%, it really does make a difference to the tart.
Do you want a milky, sweet, odd tasting Cadbury’s chocolate tart or an amazingly more-ish, delicious and elegant dark chocolate tart? If you answered Cadbury’s, well I know where you live….
I used a bar of Madecaase 70% with coconut I had to hand. The coconut gave the tart a very subtle extra flavour and I LOVE Madecasse chocolate.