Chocolate Meringue Tart

Preparation info
  • Makes one 25 cm tart,


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

  • About

Though a chocolate cream tart is often covered with whipped cream, it’s more traditional to use a light meringue. For best results, don’t have the chocolate cream too cold or a layer of watery condensation will develop between the filling and the meringue.


Chocolate Cream Filling

  • 480 ml full fat milk
  • 110 g sugar
  • 1


  1. For the chocolate cream, combine the milk and sugar in a medium saucepan and whisk to dissolve the sugar. Add the cinnamon stick and orange zest. Set the pan over a low heat and bring to the boil.
  2. Meanwhile, pour the cream into a large heat-proof bowl and whisk in the cornflour. Whisk the eggs into the cream mixture, one at a time.
  3. When the milk mixtu