Nutella tart with fig jam

There is no dessert that is so popular and appreciated by children as a gorgeous tart. Tarts, of course, are made in many variants as a way to encourage - in a healthy and nutritious way - the appetite of hungry children, although to tell the truth even adults will devour a tart in no time if given a chance. Our suggestion today is a delicious tart made from a very unusual combination, but one that is all the tastier for that, combining figs and an all-time Italian classic that has conquered the world - namely, Nutella. Thanks to the creativity of our chef you are going to have the chance to try this superlative tart and you really mustn’t miss out, especially if you’re planning a special party: what could be nicer than a lovely slice of this tart with a good quality sweet wine?

Ingredients

  • sweet shortcrust pastry 100 grams With the addition of a tablespoon of cocoa
  • nutella
  • jam Fig
Information
20 minutes Total time
15 minutes Active time
Serves 6 persons
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Preparation

Prepare a shortcrust pastry with addition of a tablespoon of cocoa powder; let the dough rest in refrigerator for 30 min. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin to form the base of the tart - roll it out very thinly form with edges that are not too high: it’s meant to be a thin tart. Lightly spread Nutella across the base, but don’t use too much. Spread the fig jam on top of the Nutella. Then, using a teaspoon, make small nicks in the edge whilst pinching the dough at the same time. Bake at 180°C for 15 min in a fan oven.

Tips
Whilst you’re making the pastry, be careful not to let it get too warm: cool your hands, let the dough rest in the refrigerator, and then roll it out with a cooled rolling pin.
Trivia
According to legend, the tart was born in the Gulf of Naples where Partenope lived, and in whose honour the local inhabitants donated the ingredients (each with a different meaning) with which to make it.

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