Mini Pains Au Chocolat Mini Pains Au Chocolat

Mini Pains Au Chocolat Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

These simple chocolate pastries are available in cafés and bakeries worldwide. Their classic French roots showcase buttery pastry and rich dark chocolate— two of our favourite things!

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet (half 450 g pkg) frozen butter puff pastry , thawed
  • 80 g dark chocolate (about 3 oz), chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons icing sugar

Method

On work surface, gently unroll pastry. Cut lengthwise into thirds; cut crosswise to make 15 squares. Sprinkle chocolate lengthwise along centres of pastry squares.

Whisk egg with 1 tsp water. Brush some of the egg wash over ends of pastry parallel to filling; fold ends over filling, overlapping by 1/4 inch and gently pressing to seal.

Arrange, seam side down, 1 inch apart, on parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining egg wash. Bake in 400°F oven until golden, about 18 minutes.

Dust with icing sugar. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 15 pieces.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 50 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 98
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 32 mg
  • Cholesterol 13 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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