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Chef's recipe ❘ Chocolate flan

Published on 04 / 12 / 2020

Ludovic Fresse offers you his recipe for a great classic of French pastry, the chocolate pastry flan, recalling its roots.

The recipe includes cocoa powder as well as organic dark chocolate.

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To your whips!


340 gr flour

170 gr cold butter, in pieces

3 gr salt

90 gr cold water

30 gr cocoa powder

Pulse everything in a food processor until you get a sandy texture. Shape a compact mass. 

Film and refrigerate for a few minutes.

Roll out with a rolling pin and line a 9-inch diameter pan.


750 ml milk

180 g sugar

60 g starch

4 eggs

180 g organic dark chocolate

Heat the milk.

Pour the hot milk over the mixture of sugar, cornstarch and previously beaten eggs.

Cook the appliance until it boils.

Incorporate the chocolate drops into the hot mixture to melt them.

Pour into the pie shell.

Bake 1 hour at 180 C (360 F).

Let cool completely.

Unmold and enjoy.