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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Chocolate Croissants


I'm so excited to finally get to participate in IHCC this week! It has been crazy busy around here, and I haven't had a chance to find a recipe, get to the store and make stuff in quite a while. The theme this week "Tea Time" and while I dont drink hot tea this recipe goes equally well with a good cup of coffee. I chose Nigella's Chocolate Croissants because well... I love chocolate... and I already had everything I needed.

Ingredients
1 package butter puff pastry
chocolate chips
1 egg beaten

Directions
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Open the sheet of pastry and then cut it into 6 squares.

Cut each square diagonally to give 2 triangles. Put the triangle with the wider part facing you and the point away from you.
Sprinkle about half a teaspoon of chocolate chips on each triangle.

Then carefully roll from that chocolate loaded end towards the point of the triangle.

You should now have something resembling a straight croissant, seal it slightly with your fingertips and curl it around into a crescent.

Place the chocolate croissants on a lined baking tray and paint with the beaten egg. Bake for 15 minutes until golden and puffy.

Original recipe found here.

6 comments:

  1. Perfect choice for tea time or coffee time. How can you go wrong with chocolate and buttery, flaky pastry. Delicious!

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  2. Oh, I've made these in Feb for Bugets and bargains! They are very easy and good. Great choice and looks delicious!

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  3. Great choice! I have been wanting to make these too. I love the simplicity and delicious factor!

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  4. These are wonderful Leanna ...i will sure miss Nigella wont we?
    Chocolate in the best pastry....perfecto...
    happy sunday....

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  5. I have these marked to make sometime--they look so good and like the perfect tea time pick! ;-)

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  6. Yours look beautiful, so much prettier than my knots turned out!!

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