Chocolate orange tart

The mixture of dark chocolate and orange make this tart devilishly delicious


Chocolate orange tart

  • 45 minutes + cooling
  • Serves 8
  • EASY

PER SERVING 671 kcals, protein 9.6g, carbs 77.9g, fat 37.8g, sat fat 18.6g, fibre 2.1g, salt 0.89g



  • shortcrust pastry 375g, ready made
  • butter 125g
  • dark chocolate 200g
  • eggs 5
  • golden caster sugar 220g
  • oranges 2, 1 juiced, both zested
  • plain flour 70g
  • cocoa powder to dust
  • candied peel cut into shreds or pieces to decorate (look out for the boxes of whole pieces)
  • 1.Heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Line a deep 24cm tart tin with thinly-rolled pastry. Line with greaseproof paper and baking weights or dried beans.
  • 2.Bake for 10 minutes, then remove the paper and weights. Bake for 10 more minutes.
  • 3.Melt the butter and chocolate. Whisk the eggs and sugar over a pan of simmering water until the mixture holds a trail, then fold in the chocolate mixture, orange juice and zest, and flour.
  • 4.Pour into the tart case and bake for 15-20 minutes or until just set. Cool.
  • 5.Dust with cocoa powder and decorate with slices of candied peel.