Chocolate Neapolitans

La Cocina de Babel
8Ingredients
260Calories
85Minutes

Napolitanas, pain au chocolat, chocolate croissant. In whatever language you say it, these pastries remain a tasty and luxurious treat of the local bakery or patisserie. Now you can bring this tasty treat into your kitchen. With instruction for preparation of puff pastry in a mixer, you will feel yourself slowly but surely becoming a pastry chef. The flavor of chocolate you use for the filling is up to you. For a rich decadent chocolate flavor, use dark or semi-sweet chocolate. For a lighter flavor, use milk chocolate. For a uniquely sweet flavor, use white chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 300 milliliters milk (warmed)
  • 500 grams all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 25 grams sugar
  • 55 grams butter
  • 7 grams dry active yeast (instant)
  • 2 bars chocolate (flavor of your choice)
  • 1 egg (beaten)

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a kitchen stand mixer add in the milk and cover the milk with all the flour. Then add the salt, sugar, and 55 grams of butter. Make a well in the center and add the yeast. Using the dough hook attachment, turn the machine on and let it mix until everything comes together.
  2. Pour the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and mash it flat. Roll it out into a rectangle of 35 by 18 centimeter Viewing from the widest side, fold the top 1/3 of the dough over the middle 1/3 of the dough.
  3. Spread the remaining 225 grams of butter over the exposed dough then fold the bottom 1/3 of the dough over the middle 1/3 of the dough.
  4. Roll the dough out very gently into a rectangle 55 by 35 centimeter
  5. Cut out 10 to 12 rectangles of the same size and place 3 oz. of chocolate in the middle of each one. Starting on the narrow end, roll the dough up over the chocolate.
  6. Place the dough on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper making sure seam-side is down and there is room between each one.
  7. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  8. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let rise 30 minutes.
  9. Baste the tops of the dough with beaten egg and bake 15 minutes until golden and crunchy.
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NutritionView more

260Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs14%DV43g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories260Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium135mg4%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate43g14%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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