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slutty pear tarts

Slutty Pear Tarts with Chocolate Sauce (makes 2 individual tarts) Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 15-20 mins

You will need: 1 pear, halved with seeds removed 100g sweet shortcrust pastry For the chocolate sauce 100g cocoa powder 2tbsp icing sugar 100ml double cream

Make it! Heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas4. Roll your pastry out to the thickness of a pound coin. Place the pear halves, face down on your baking tray. Lay the pastry over and press to mould it to the shape of the pear, trimming any access pastry. Bake for 15-20 mins or until the pastry is cooked. Turn over and taadaaa. For the chocolate sauce, just put the ingredients in a pan and whisk over a low heat until it’s all come together. Serve with ice-cream or cream.

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