Chocolate cornetti

There are many good shop-bought chocolate croissants out there, but you'll feel like a domestic goddess when you bake these!
 
recipe, chocolate, sweet, treat,dessert

Recipe from: 7 January 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

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

Method

 
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.

Tip:

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

To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.

 

Read more on: sweet  |  recipe  |  dessert  |  chocolate  |  treat
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Tip of the day

 
Basic basil care
Basil wilts quickly, but will perk up when left in cool water for about 30 minutes. Then blot the leaves dry and store them at room temperature in a tightly sealed bag. If basil is stored in the refrigerator, it turns black.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Review: Three Wise Monkeys in Sea Point

We try some ramen and poké bowls at Sea Point's newest Asian go-to.

  • Cubana (Claremont)
    The food was excellent. The service was shocking, management apathetic and the ambien...
  • Rcaffé restaurant
    Don't bother eating there. I have had it with the attitude. I don't like the fact t...
 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.