SRC: Fearless Homemaker’s Chocolate Almond Pear Tart

Fearless Homemake Chocolate Almond Pear Tart-2 For October’s Secret Recipe Club, I was paired with Amy of Fearless Homemaker. Amy lives in Nashville, has a super cute daughter and tons of cute aprons!

Amy has TONS of delicious recipes like Bacon-Wrapped Manchego + Mango Chutney-Stuffed Dates, Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and GarlicBete Noire (Flourless Chocolate Cake)Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars and Chocolate Avocado Pudding.

I also made her One Pot Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta but didn’t have the opportunity to take photos, so I also made her Chocolate Almond Pear Tart.

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The tart turned out really well and in my not-so humble opinion, is a perfect fall dessert! Mr. Bean kept commenting how good it smelled while I was making it and while it was baking and the end product definitely didn’t disappoint! It was super tasty and had a perfect light texture!

Since it’s naturally gluten free, I only made a few modifications. I used almond flour instead of grinding whole blanched almonds and reduced the amount of sugar to 2/3 c. from 3/4c.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Pear Tart

Scant 1 c. ofAlmond Meal/Flour
2/3 c. sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 c. dairy free margarine (or butter) + extra for pan
1 /3 c. cocoa powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
2 pears
Lemon Juice
2 tbsp. Apple Jelly

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9in removable bottom tart pan with margarine.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer, mix together the almond flour and sugar.
  3. Add eggs, margarine, cocoa powder and vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  4. Scrape into tart into pan and smooth out.
  5. Peel pears and cut into 12 pieces. Rub with lemon juice to prevent discolouration.
  6. Arrange pear slices on chocolate mixture, so they slightly overlap. Don’t press in.
  7. Place on baking sheet and cook for 45-50 minutes until tart is puffy and a toothpick inserted into the centre of the chocolate mixture comes out with only a few moist crumbs. Let cool completely.
  8. Heat jelly in microwave or stove until liquified. Gently brush pears with jelly. Let set for at least 20 minutes.
  9. Remove tart from pan and serve.
  10. Enjoy!

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What is your favourite non-pumpkin fall dessert?

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29 Comments

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29 responses to “SRC: Fearless Homemaker’s Chocolate Almond Pear Tart

  1. this is a stunning dessert! Looks delectable.

  2. This looks totally delicious! Awesome choice!

  3. YES please – this looks lush!GREAT recipe for SRC reveal day! Karen

  4. Beautiful tart, super elegant and I am sure delicious!

    nice choice for your reveal day!

  5. Oh, this turned out beautiful! I haven’t made this dessert in a long time, but now you’ve inspired me to make it again soon. =) Great choice for the SRC, and I’m so glad you had me this month!

  6. Oh my, this is so lovely and it sounds just heavenly.

  7. Wow it turned out beautifully!

  8. An absolutely beautiful Fall dessert

  9. Yum, a flourless chocolate pear tart! Looks great.

  10. Looks interesting! I’ve never had pear with chocolate and am intrigued!

  11. This is a great looking dessert. Chocolate and pears make great partners, so this would be an absolute winner in my book.

  12. Beautiful! Great Fall pick for your SRC post. The pasta and tart sound like a wonderful dinner combo.

  13. Such a beautiful tart! Love the sliced pears on top.

  14. Lovely pictures sister! You do such a good job at making it look delicious that I would almost be tempted to try making it – even if chocolate and I don’t get along haha.

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