Discover the recipe for Chocolate pie. This tart is a classic of French pastry. Ultra simple to make and has an incomparable taste, everyone can make it, even children !


Sweet dough

  • 115g T55 flour
  • 45g icing sugar
  • 20 g ground almonds
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5g salt
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. tablespoon vanilla paste (or 1 vanilla pod)
  • 80g butter

Chocolate ganache

  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 150g milk
  • 150 g 30% liquid cream
  • 1 egg
chocolate pie recipe


– In the bowl of a stand mixer , knead the softened butter at low speed.

Add the icing sugar. Continue to mix to obtain a creamy texture.

Add the lemon zest, then the almond powder. Mix again.

Add the egg and vanilla paste. Mix together.

– Add the previously mixed flour and salt.

– Place the dough on the work surface.

-Spread with the palm of the hand in three or four final movements.

– Cover with cling film or bee-wrap. Leave to rest in the fridge for 3 or 4 hours.

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

-Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to about half a centimeter thick, then place it on a circle or a lightly buttered pie pan, hugging the edges with your thumb.

– Place a sheet of parchment paper on the surface and garnish the bottom of the pie with large beans or lead pellets.

– Bake the pie shell for about 15 minutes, until the pastry is slightly blond in color. Reserve the dough.

– In a saucepan, bring the milk and cream to a boil.

– In a salad bowl, pour, in two batches, the boiling milk and cream, over the chocolate, previously finely chopped with a knife.

– When the chocolate is completely melted, incorporate the egg and mix.

– Pour the chocolate ganache over the bottom of the sweet pastry, up to half a centimeter from the edge.

– Bake everything in the oven at 150° for 15 to 20 minutes.

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