choc'n'nut chelsea buns

Choc'n'Nut Chelsea Buns Suitable for vegetariansSuitable for freezing


Makes 12
Time 60 mins plus rising
Calories 342 per portion
Fat 27g (16g sat) per portion



Strong plain flour 350g (12oz)
Caster sugar 50g (2oz)
Salt 1 tsp
Fast-action dried yeast 7g sachet
Butter 50g (2oz), melted
Egg 1, beaten
Milk 150ml (¼ pint), lukewarm
Nutella 200g jar
Roasted chopped hazelnuts 75g (3oz)
Plain chocolate chips 100g (3½oz)
Icing sugar for dusting



1 In a mixing bowl stir together flour, sugar, salt and yeast. Mix together butter, egg and milk in a jug then pour into the bowl and mix together to form a dough. On a floured surface knead the dough for 5-10 minutes then roll out to a rectangle 25 x 35cm (10 x 14in).

2 Spread Nutella onto dough leaving one long edge clear. Sprinkle with half the nuts and chocolate chips. Roll up towards clear edge and press well to join.

3 Slice dough into 12 and place in a buttered 18 x 28cm  (7 x 11in) traybake tin in three rows of four. Cover loosely with oiled cling film and leave in a warm place until doubled in size.

4 Preheat oven to 200°C/180°fan/Gas 6. Bake for 20-30 minutes until firm. Transfer to a rack, scatter with chocolate chips, nuts and icing sugar.


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