Chocolate buttons

Chocolate buttons

Total: 3 hr 15 Min. | Active: 25 Min.
Nutritional value / piece: 380 kcal
, Fat: 15 g
, Carbohydrate: 51 g
, Protein: 9 g


8 pieces


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Yeast dough

350g zopf flour
1tsp salt
3tbsp sugar
¼cube yeast (approx. 10 g), crumbled
40g butter, cut into pieces
1 ½dl milk
1 egg


a little white flour
50g butter, soft
200g chocolate (e.g. chocolate Easter bunny), finely chopped

To bake

a little icing sugar
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How it's done

Yeast dough

Mix the flour, salt, sugar and yeast in a bowl. Add the butter, milk and egg, knead to form a soft, smooth dough. Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for approx. 2 hrs. until doubled in size.


Divide the dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into two rectangles (each approx. 65 x 20 cm). Cut both rectangles in half lengthwise, spread the butter over the pieces of dough, sprinkle each with approx. ¼ of the chocolate. Starting from the long edge, roll up the pieces of dough. Cut the rolls in half crosswise, then lengthwise. Twist 2 strands of each in a spiral fashion and shape into buttons. Place all eight buttons on a baking tray lined with baking paper, cover and leave to rise for a further 30 mins.

To bake

Approx. 20 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove from the oven, slide onto a cooling rack and allow to cool. Dust with icing sugar.

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