Chocolate and Bread Turnovers With Raspberry Sauce

Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

A simple appetizer or dessert made with bread and chocolate.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Raspberry Sauce

  • 3 cups raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons raspberry liqueur or 3 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • 2 -4 tablespoons water
  • 3 -4 tablespoons sugar
  • Chocolate and Bread Turnovers

  • 16 slices fresh home-style white bread, crusts removed
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped (or bittersweet)
  • sugar, to taste

Directions

  1. For the sauce, puree all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Pour puree through a fine sieve into a bowl, pressing on solids, and chill, covered.
  3. Sauce may be made 2 days ahead and chilled, covered.Melt the butter.
  4. For the turnovers, roll out bread slices between two pieces of parchment paper until very thin.
  5. Brush bread on both sides with melted butter.
  6. Place 1 teaspoon of the chocolate in the center of each slice.
  7. Fold in half diagonally to cover the filling and form a triangle, trim edges.
  8. Press the edges with your fingers to tightly seal.
  9. Brush tops and bottoms with melted butter crimp edges with fork and sprinkle top with sugar (at this point, the turnovers can be placed in a zippered plastic freezer bag and frozen for future use).
  10. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 350°F (20 to 25 minutes if taken out of the freezer) or until golden brown.
  11. Serve warm or cooled, with raspberry sauce.

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