Chocolate Fig Tarte

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
30 min

Yield:
2 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 pound chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream, scalded
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 dozen fresh figs
  • 1/4 cup smooth apricot jelly
  • Candied violet leaves
  • Fresh rose petals
  • Gold leaf (optional
Directions

Melt chocolate in a double boiler and whisk in hot cream to make a ganache. Pour ganache into 2 (4 to 6-inch) tart pans that have a pop out bottom, and chill to set.

In a bowl combine mascarpone cheese, Grand Marnier and sugar. Fill a pastry bag with the mixture.

Pop out chocolate circles and pipe the cheese mixture on top.

Slice figs in half and layer around the top. Melt jam in a small saucepan. Brush figs with jam and garnish with violet leaves, rose petals and gold leaf.


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