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Chocolate and pear tart

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Don’t slave over dessert – these easy individual pastries are a cinch to make and will have your guests begging for the recipe

Ingredients

Pear(s)

1 large, peeled

Reduced-fat puff pastry

70 g, just thawed

Dark chocolate

25 g, chopped

Reduced fat oil spread

2 tsp, melted

Raw sugar

1 tsp, (demerara)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Cut pear into quarters and remove the core. Cut each quarter into 4 slices. Using a 9cm round pastry cutter, cut 4 rounds from pastry sheet. Place on prepared tray. Sprinkle chocolate onto the centre of each pastry round. Top each with 4 slices of pear.
  3. Brush pears with melted spread and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 25–30 minutes or until pastry is puffed and golden. Serve.

Notes

TIP: You can use sliced banana instead of pear.Demerara is a coarse, golden sugar that creates a toffee-like crust when baked. It is available in the baking aisle of most supermarkets.