Hi there, have I got a FEAST for you, Chocolate Chip Brazil Nut Buns. Delicious, easy to make and very more-ish!
Ooh are these yummy! Made with all butter puff pastry these Chocolate Chip Brazil Nut Buns could not be easier to make and disappear fast as soon as they’re out of the oven.
It may be worth making a double batch of these, as they make the perfect portable gift, just make sure you have enough to go around as well!!!
Recipe : Makes 12 Buns
For the topping :
100g/4oz Brazil Nuts
100g/4oz Unsalted Butter – melted
75g/3oz Dark Brown Sugar
For the Buns :
1 Packet 450g/1lb All Butter Puff Pastry – thawed if frozen.
1tbsp Melted Butter
1/2 tsp Freshly Grated Nutmeg
100g/4oz Dark Brown Sugar
225g/8oz Milk Chocolate Chips
100g/4oz Brazil Nuts
Preheat the oven to 200C (185C fan).
You will need a deep muffin/cupcake tin to bake these buns in. No pre-greasing of the tin is required.
The topping of these Chocolate Chunk Brazil Nut Buns is actually placed in the bottom of the muffin tin. When the buns are turned out, the bottom becomes the top!!!
For the topping mix the melted butter and sugar together. Add in the roughly chopped Brazil nuts.
Place about a teaspoon of the butter/sugar/nut mixture into each muffin holder in the tin.
Now for the buns :
My package of puff pastry came in 2 blocks. If you have 1 block, roll out the pastry to twice the width.
Roll out the pastry to 26cm/10″ wide by 29cm/11″ long.
Grate the nutmeg directly over the buttered pastry. If using ground nutmeg, sprinkle evenly over the pastry.
Sprinkle first the sugar, then the chocolate chips and chopped Brazil nuts evenly over the pastry (only use half of the amounts if rolling out half of the pastry, as I have).
Trim either end and then cut the pastry log in half.
Place each nutty, chocolate portion on top of the butter/sugar/chopped nuts in the muffin tin.
Place the muffin tin into the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes until golden and bubbling.
Allow to cool for 5 minutes and then place a baking tray over the buns. Flip the muffin tin over and prepare to be amazed!
Allow to cool as the chocolate and sugar in the centre are very hot. The perfect time to put the kettle on, invite round family, friends and neighbours and prepare to FEAST on these amazingly yummy Chocolate Chip Brazil Nut Buns!
If you try this recipe I’d love to here how you get on and your thoughts?