Make the chocolate pastry by mixing the butter with the flour, cocoa powder and icing sugar till breadcrumbs are formed, add the water, egg and vanilla essence. Form the pastry into a ball and rest in the fridge. Once rested roll the pastry and line a tart tin. rest and then bake for 15 to 20 mins leave to cool. Mix the mascarpone, honey, vanilla, orange and cream and mix. Slice the strawberries, Place the mascarpone mixture into the tart, place the sliced strawberries on top, glaze with apricot jam and refrigerate
Mascarpone and strawberries are a delicious combination add the chocolate pastry and you have a delicious tart. The secret ingredient that makes this tart amazing is the honey and orange added to the mascarpone.
Our strawberry chocolate tart looks amazing and makes the perfect dinner party dessert, it is ideal for an Italian themed dinner party especially in the summer.