For some people and especially children, chocolate pie is always a real treat. There are many ways to make it at home. We will see together the recipe to design a good chocolate pie to perfection.
As in every recipe, the choice of ingredients always gives an exquisite taste to our preparation.
For this little recipe, we will give you all the useful elements of the pie as well as the caramel. We will then start with the preparation of the basic crust.
For that, we will need a ¼ cup of flour, ¼ cup of ground almonds, a quarter cup of cocoa powder and unsweetened preferably. Apart, you need ¼ cup sugar, ¼ teaspoon salt, ½ cup unsalted butter cut into cubes. And to finalize it all, you need a teaspoon of vanilla extract, an egg and 2 tablespoons of ice water.
Moreover, the caramel manufacturing also requires several elements in order to have an exquisite taste. In this case, take 1 1/2 cups of sugar, half a cup of water, half a cup of 35% cream and 5 tablespoons of unsalted butter except for a teaspoon of salt. And finally, to form the chocolate ganache, half a cup of 35% cream, 120 grams of chopped chocolate and sea salt crystals are needed.
In the preparation of a dish, it is always mixing and cooking that is difficult for some. So, to facilitate the recipe here are the steps to follow in creating this recipe. First, we will make the crust to receive our chocolate in the suite. Thus, the steps are as follows.
First, mix the flour with ground almonds, sugar, salt and cocoa powder in a container.
Then, introduce the butter until …
Then, introduce the butter until you get some crumbs. Then add the egg and vanilla extract.
Add a little water and mix well. For solidification, wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight if needed.
Then you will roll the dough on a larger disc than the pie plate. Place the dough in a 9-inch greased tart pan and before cooking, glaze it for 30 minutes. For baking, place parchment paper on top and fill it with rice, beans or pie weights.
It only remains to put it in an oven at 350 ° for 15 minutes.
To finalize it, remove the weights and parchment paper before putting it back in the oven 10 to 12 minutes more. You can now let cool before you unpack it.
For the caramel, with the ingredients above, you will start by placing the sugar and water inside a heated pot with a medium-high heat. Let it mix until you get dissolved sugar.
When the sugar begins to take a caramel color, remove the pot from the heat and add the cream. Put the whole thing on the fire for one or two minutes by stirring with a wooden spoon until you obtain a smooth material. Remove from heat and add butter and salt.
Finally, let cool before pouring the chocolate crust. For best consistency, leave the product in a refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours.
To finish the recipe, all we need is the design of the chocolate ganache. For that, it is necessary to heat the cream in a small pot without boiling it.
As soon as it begins to shudder, remove it and pour over the chopped chocolate. Take a minute to rest and then stir until smooth. Mix it with the caramel and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours before serving.