Rich chocolate tart with orange



  • 300 g dr Gerard Cocoa Leaves cookies
  • 50 g butter
  • 1/2 bitter chocolate


  • 150 g bitter chocolate
  • 40 g butter
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream (36%)
  • jigger of rum
  • orange zest (finely grated)

Candied oranges:

  • 1 large orange (scalded and washed)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


Crumble the cookies. Melt the butter and chocolate in a water bath, then combine with the cookie bits and mix well. Place the mix in a previously buttered tart tin, firmly pressing it in, then refrigerate.

Warm up all the filling ingredients in a water bath, mix well, allow to cool for a moment, then pour into the pastry shell and wait until it fully cools down; refrigerate.

Candied oranges:
Heat the water and sugar in a deep pan (or pot), slice the orange and add the slices to the mix. Boil approx. 40 min (watch it continuously to make sure it does not scorch).