Chocolate cornetti

There are many good shop-bought chocolate croissants out there, but you'll feel like a domestic goddess when you bake these!
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Recipe from: 7 January 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 500
    butter puff pastry, defrosted but refrigerated
  • 1
    small jar Nutella
  • 100
    dark chocolate (we used Woolworths organic dark)
  • 1
    apricot jam, melted
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 220°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. On a well-floured surface, roll out the pastry and cut into six 10cm squares. Cut each square in half diagonally so that you now have 12 triangles.

Place 1 scant teaspoon of Nutella and one square of chocolate at the point of the triangle and fold over

the dough. Make sure that the filling is well protected or it will ooze out while baking.

Place on the lined tray, brush with the apricot jam and bake at 220°C for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 180°C and bake for a further 10–15 minutes. As soon as the cornetti are out of the oven, brush with more apricot jam and serve warm.


The key to puffy cornetti is very cold pastry and a hot oven, so have everything ready before removing the pastry from the fridge and beginning to roll

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