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Tear and Share Pain Au Chocolat

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Chocolate Brioche Sharing Dessert, Pain Au Chocolat Tear and Share
Skill level: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Amy Treasure
A pain au chocolat wreath, perfect for sharing with family and friends. This dish is best served warm while the chocolate is still oozing in the middle. Enjoy!
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Ingredients

  • 2 x 275g packs Jus-Rol Pain Au Chocolat
  • Spray cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 100 g white chocolate for dipping
  • Icing sugar and grated dark chocolate to decorate totally optional!

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C/gas 7.
  • Unwrap the cans of Jus-Rol and then roll them out on a chopping board.
  • Cut each strip along the perforated edge with a knife.
  • Cut each strip into 4.
  • Cut the chocolate provided in the Jus-Rol packs into segments. I cut each piece into 4.
  • Take a piece of pastry and tug at each side to make it form a square. Place 2 pieces of chocolate into the centre and fold the edges in and pinch and shape to make a ball.
  • Repeat until each piece of pastry has been stuffed with chocolate and shaped into balls.
  • Lightly spray a 23cm pie tin with oil and arrange the pastry balls around the edge - this should make 3 circles in total.
  • Place a tin can in the middle to stop the balls spreading too much when they bake.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until risen and golden brown.
  • Once baked allow the Pain Au Chocolat to cool for a few minutes then, using a tea towel remove the tin can.
  • Brush with maple syrup while still warm.
  • Decorate by dusting with icing sugar and grating some dark chocolate over.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and place a bowl of melted white chocolate in the middle for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0mg