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Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart

Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart: amazing combination for all chocolate and fig lovers !

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10 slices


  • Ingredients for the pastry:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ΒΌ cup flour, all purpose
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 5 Tbsp butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • Butter for the pan
  • Ingredients for filling:
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1 egg
  • 3 figs, sliced
  • Icing sugar to dust before serving


  1. On clean flat working surface, quickly combine all pastry ingredients and leave aside.

  2. Cover rounded baking pan, 9 inches in diameter, with baking paper and butter the paper lightly. Leave aside.

  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  4. Take a large pot, pour the water and heat it.

  5. Cover the pot with fitting bowl and add chocolate, cinnamon, cardamom and heavy cream. Combine until melted.

  6. Take away from the heat and leave aside.

  7. Roll the pastry to fit the bottom and the sides of a dish.

  8. Add 1 whole egg to melted chocolate and mix untill smooth.

  9. Pour filling into the pan to fill the pastry shell.

  10. Carefully place fig slices on the filling and bake for 30 minutes.

  11. Leave to cool.

  12. Dust the tart, cut to slices and serve.