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Chocolate pinwheels for times when you don’t feel like going out

 Feeling the need to dip something into you hot chocolate but you are dead bored of biscuits?Chocolate Pinwheels - Suncakemom

This pastry is best to enjoy with some hot drink. Even better when you invite friends over to a nice afternoon or evening chat, spend great time and share some great stories with them.

Ingredients:

Pastry:

  • 600 grams flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 30 grams yeast
  • 300 ml milk
  • 100 grams butter
  • A tablespoon of honey or agave syrup

Filling:

  • 100 grams butter
  • 2 spoonfuls of agave syrup or honey
  • 2 spoonfuls of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 50 grams raisins (optional)

How to make it:

Filling:

In a small bowl, combine the cocoa powder, butter and agave syrup. Whisk them well.

Pastry:

  1. Sprinkle the yeast over half cup of warm milk. Add 1 tablespoon of agave syrup to it and let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.
  2. In the meantime measure and put flour, eggs, butter and the remaining milk into a large bowl. Eventually pour in the foamy yeast and milk too.
  3. Knead the mixture until a soft dough forms.
  4. Cover top with plastic wrap and place in a warm spot until for half an hour.
  5. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to a square.
  6. Brush filling onto the squared dough. Sprinkle raisins in top if you like them.Filling and dough - Chocolate Pinwheels - Suncakemom
  7. Tightly roll the dough into a log.Log - Chocolate Pinwheels - Suncakemom
  8. Cut crosswise into 1″ (2cm) wide pieces. (Clean knife after each slice to make it easier to cut.)
  9. Place the pieces apart on the baking tray (I usually put them on a baking sheet.)Chocolate Pinwheels before baking - Suncakemom
  10. Cover and let them rise for about half an hour.
  11. Heat the oven to 356 F (180°C)
  12. Brush the rolls with egg yolk before placing them in the oven.
  13. Bake for about 25-30 minutes (depends on your oven) and take them out when they have a nice golden color.

Chocolate Pinwheels after baking - Suncakemom

Let them cool a little bit before serving.

Enjoy this marvelous afternoon snack with tea or coffee. Serve them with cocoa out hot chocolate for the kids.

Let it lighten up the gloomy winter evenings.

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Chocolate Pinwheels - Suncakemom
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Chocolate pinwheels for times when you don’t feel like going out at all.
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hrs 10 mins
 
Feeling the need to dip something into you hot chocolate but you are dead bored of biscuits today?
Course: Dessert
Servings: 4
Author: Edi Baker - SunCakeMom
Ingredients
Pastry:
  • 600 grams flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 30 grams yeast
  • 300 ml milk
  • 100 grams butter
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup or honey
Filling:
  • 100 grams butter
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup or honey
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 50 grams raisins (optional)
Instructions
Filling:
  1. In a small bowl, combine the cocoa powder, butter and agave syrup. Whisk them well.
Pastry:
  1. Sprinkle the yeast over half cup of warm milk. Add 1 tablespoon of agave syrup to it and let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.
  2. In the meantime measure and put flour, eggs, butter and the remaining milk into a large bowl. Eventually pour in the foamy yeast and milk too.
  3. Knead the mixture until a soft dough forms.
  4. Cover top with plastic wrap and place in a warm spot until for half an hour.
  5. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to a square.
  6. Cut crosswise into 1″ (2cm) wide pieces. (Clean knife after each slice to make it easier to cut.)
  7. Cover and let them rise for about half an hour.
  8. Heat the oven to 356 F (180°C)
  9. Brush the rolls with egg yolk before placing them in the oven.
  10. Bake for about 25-30 minutes (depends on your oven) and take them out when they have a nice golden color.

  11. Let them cool a little bit before serving.
Recipe Notes

Let it lighten up the gloomy winter evenings.

 

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Edi Baker - SunCakeMom

Edi Baker - SunCakeMom

X-gen Master of the rolling pin, mother of the ONE and a full time teacher.
Kneading out the every day life nuisances under the low humming noise of the airflow oven.
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