Lesley’s Individual Double Chocolate Tarts

Preparation info
  • Makes


    individual tarts
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pastry Perfection

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2014

  • About

These ethereal chocolate tarts come from my friend Lesley Chesterman, restaurant critic and food writer at the Montreal Globe, Quebec’s premier English-language newspaper. Her recipe originally produced a single large tart, but I like this as an individual dessert.



  1. Set a rack at the middle level in the oven and preheat to 180°C/gas mark 4. Arrange the tart tins on a Swiss roll tin.
  2. For the custard filling, whisk the milk, cream and half of the sugar together in a saucepan and bring the mixture to the boil over a