How to make it

  • Prepare Sugar dough.
  • On a floured surface, roll out one of the dough disks to a 12-inch circles and press it into a 9-inch tart pan with
  • removable bottom.
  • Roll out the other disk into a 10-inch circle.
  • Place it on a baking sheet and refrigerate.
  • In a heavy saucepan, stir together the sugar, water and lemon juice.
  • Secure a candy thermometer to the side.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until caramel brown, 334 degrees f. on the thermometer.
  • Remove from heat, carefully pour in the cream, and swirl gently until the bubbles subside.
  • Reserve 5 walnut halves and 5 pecan halves.
  • Gently stir in the remaining nuts.
  • Add butter, when it has melted, stir gently.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large metal bowl.
  • Leave to cool until lukewarm.
  • Pour the cooled filling into the lined tart pan.
  • Brush the edges of the pastry with the egg.
  • Top with chilled pastry, pinch the edges together to seal,and trim away excess dough wit a sharp knife,
  • Cut 3 small slashes in th top dough to let steam escape during baking.
  • Rerfrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Set an oven rack in the bottom 1/3 of the oven.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 f degrees.
  • Bake the tart until golden brown, 40 to 45 minutesa.
  • Remove from the oven and cool to room temperature.
  • Prepare the Chocolate Ganache.
  • To ice the tart, invert it onto a wire rack and remove the pan's side and bottom.
  • Place waxed paper underneath to catch drips.
  • Pour the warm ganache evenly over the tart, smoothing the top and side with an icing spatula.
  • Arrange the reserved nuts decoratively on top.
  • Leave at cool room temperature to set, at least 1 hour.
  • To serve, cut with a very sharp knife into wedges.

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    " It was excellent "
    dragonwings647 ate it and said...
    ohhhh. this sounds sooooooo goooood. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow !!!!another yummy one thank you

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