Chocolate turnovers recipe

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  • Serves 10
  • 20mins to prepare, 30mins to cook plus 30mins chilling time
  • 207 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Start by preparing the empanada dough; sift together the flour, salt and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Pour in the melted butter and start incorporate, then start pouring in 75-100ml of water and incorporate into the flour and butter until it starts to form a dough.

Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead a few times until even. Shape the dough into a ball and wrap in clingfilm. Chill for at least 30 minutes. When ready to assemble the turnovers, roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2cm thickness.

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Use a 8-10cm cookie cutter to cut out rounds of dough. Arrange the broken chocolate evenly in the centre of the rounds making sure to leave a small border, then brush the edges of the pastry with the beaten egg. Fold the pastry over the filling so that you have semi-circles, making sure you seal the edges really well.

Transfer to lined baking trays and use the tines of a fork to crimp the sealed edge. Brush the turnovers with the remaining beaten egg and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown all over.

Remove and allow to cool a little before arranging on serving plates lined with kitchen paper. Dust with the icing sugar and serve.

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  • Ingredients

  • For the dough

  • 275g plain flour
  • a little extra plain flour, for dusting
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp salt
  • 60g butter, melted
  • 1 small egg, beaten
  • For the filling and garnish

  • 100g milk chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 1tbsp icing sugar, for dusting
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  • Energy 868kj 207kcal 10%
  • Fat 8.9g 13%
  • Saturates 5g 25%
  • Sugars 7.5g 8%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 29.3g Protein 4.1g Fibre 1.4g

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