Chocolate and Peanut Butter Tart


Tart made by our good friend Sue

200gm/7oz shortbread biscuits, crushed
75gm/3oz unsalted butter
1½ tbsp caster sugar

85gm 3½oz dark chocolate
50gm/2oz milk chocolate
125gm/4oz smooth peanut butter
600ml/1pt double cream
4tbsp caster sugar
2tbsp caramel sauce

To decorate – any combinations of: whipped cream, grated chocolate, bananas, caramel sauce, chopped salted peanuts

  1. Crush the biscuits in a bowl
  2. Melt the butter with the 1½ tbsp caster sugar in a saucepan
  3. Add to the crushed biscuits. 
  4. Press evenly into a 20sm/8″ flan tin.  
  5. Spoon the peanut butter into a mixing bowl with the sugar
  6. Gradually beat in the caramel sauce and half the cream. 
  7. Spread over the biscuit base
  8. Chill until firm.
  9. Heat the other half of the double cream to simmering point
  10. Add the chopped chocolate. 
  11. Leave for 1 minute
  12. Stir until smooth.  
  13. Cool slightly
  14. Pour over the peanut butter layer.  
  15. Chill until set.
  16. Decorate as desired.