Pecan and Chocolate Tart

19 March 2014

We love this chunky pecan tart recipe - it's scrummy and easy to make.

One slice is never enough!


  • 375g / 13oz pastryPecan and chocolate tart
  • 185g / 6oz dark chocolate
  • 50g / 2 oz salted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 200ml maple syrup
  • 200g / 7oz whole pecan nuts

Serves: 8
Prep time: 40 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes


  1. Heat oven to 180C/ 350F/ Gas Mark 4.
  2. Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured surface and use to line a 20cm loose-bottomed tart tin. Fill the tart with baking paper and baking beans, bake for 25 mins, then remove the baking paper and beans.
  3. Continue to cook for 10 mins more until golden. Remove from the oven and cool.
  4. Melt the chocolate and butter together in a large bowl over a pan of simmering water.
  5. Whisk the eggs and maple syrup together, then stir into the chocolate with most of the nuts.
  6. Pour into the tart shell, top with the remaining nuts and bake for 30-40 mins until set.

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