Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Tart

Desserts that you can make ahead of time have a special place in my heart. The Chocolate Tart is indeed one of my special desserts. Why yes, I do have a surprise for after dinner! *wink*

Prep Time: 50 min
Baking Time: 25 min
Servings: 6-8

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    For the cake
    114gSCS ® Unsalted Butter (cold)
    225gSunshine Plain Flour
    40gSIS Caster Sugar
    20gSIS Icing Sugar
    2 tbspsCocoa Powder (sifted)
    2Egg yolks
    For the Chocolate Ganache
    100gSCS® Unsalted Butter
    400gDark Chocolate
    100gHeavy Cream
  • Directions
    1. Preheat the oven 175℃.
    2. Blend the flour, both sugars and cocoa powder in a food processor.
    3. Add the butter and blend until crumbly.
    4. Add egg yolks and pulse until combined.
    5. Briefly knead the dough on a lightly floured surface; shape into a flat disc and wrap in cling wrap. Chill for 30 minutes.
    6. Roll out the pastry until about 3mm-thick.
    7. Cut out pieces that are larger than your tart tins.
    8. Ease the pastry into your tart tins and cut off excess.
    9. Refrigerate tart base for 20 minutes.
    10. Blind bake the tart by lining the tart with baking paper and beans for about 15 minutes until the sides are crisp.
    11. Remove the baking paper and beans and bake for another 10 minutes.
    12. Let the tart cool before pouring the warm ganache into the tart and refrigerate for at least ½ hour before serving.
    13. For Chocolate Ganache, melt all the ingredients over a double boiler and whisk until combined; set it aside and let it cool.

Baking Tips

  • Don't overbeat

    When making cookies, beat the butter only until smooth, not until pale and fluffy (that would be over-beating)

  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.