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pain au chocolat with coffee cup and newspaper

Cheats Super Easy Pain Au Chocolat

Karon Grieve
With only 2 main ingredients these pain au chocolat are so easy to make and taste delicious too
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course baking
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people
Calories 672 kcal


  • 375 g puff pastry ready rolled all butter puff pastry
  • 120 g chocolate dark and milk chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp icing sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 200C
  • Unroll the pastry and cut out 4 strips (not long thin strips, cut short wide strips)
  • Place a piece of chocolate on one end of each strip and roll over then place and another piece of chocolate and roll up all the pastry
  • Press the edges gently to seal in the chocolate and spritz lightly with a little water and sprinkle with a little sugar
  • Bake for 20 minutes till golden then sprinkle with a little icing sugar just before serving warm



Serve your pain au chocolat warm as the chocolate will harden when the pastries are cold. When this happens simply warm them in the oven before serving.
They will keep for a few days in an airtight box.
Get creative and use different types of chocolate to create your own amazing flavours for this classic French pastry


Calories: 672kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 8gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 24gSodium: 238mgPotassium: 144mgFiber: 3gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 1IUCalcium: 17mgIron: 3mg
My Top Tips*Always read the full recipe first. *Assemble all your ingredients and everything you need before you start. *For baking check the size of tins I'm using as this makes a big difference to your cakes. * I use medium sized eggs unless otherwise stated. * I use extra virgin olive oil unless otherwise stated. * I use unsalted butter unless otherwise stated. * Check out My Preserving Kit!
Keyword pain au chocolate, pastries
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