Vegan Chocolate Samosas… the magic is already in the name don’t you think?
I simply love getting creative with sweet combinations in the kitchen, and a creative outburst is probably also the best way to explain the creation of these vegan chocolate samosas. They are a perfectly indulgent breakfast option – but they also work well as a snack, as a dessert or simply to wow your friends at the next dinner party!
This recipe is:
- gluten free option
- palm oil free
- easy & quick to create
- simple to adapt to your taste
- super delicious!
- the wow-factor comes included!
Originally, I’ve seen this folding technique over on Bianca Zapatka‘s Instagram stories and it inspired me to give it a go myself and experiment with different fillings (both sweet and savoury!). And the magic also appears in the way these are folded – the samosas are simply created from whole wheat tortilla wraps, something you can find in pretty much every UK supermarket nowadays. To hold these pockets together I’ve used a sticky mixture of flour and water (2 parts flour, one part water). It’s a truly amazing edible glue for occasions like these!
How to fold the Vegan Chocolate Samosas
Let me show you the folding process for these vegan chocolate samosas in a little more detail:
- Firstly, cut your tortilla wraps into quarters. I like using a pizza cutter for this as it’s the simplest and easiest way, but you can also use a sharp knife instead. Start the folding process by laying a quarter in front of you, with the tip pointing away. In the meantime create a ‘glue’ type mixture by combining 2 parts flour with 1 part water in a small bowl.
- Now fold over the bottom right corner, so that the pointy end at the bottom is in line with the tip of the quarter. Spread gently with a little water/flour mixture. You really only need to use a little of this edible glue.
- Fold over the bottom left corner to stick it onto the glue surface.
- Voila – you’ve magically created a pocket! Start filling it with chocolate spread and your favourite fruits, but ensure not to overfill it, so you can still comfortably close the pocket afterwards.
- Spread a little more glue on the inside of the ‘lid’.
- Aaaand fold it down to close the pocket.
- Repeat until you’ve used up all your quarters (or until you’ve run out of filling) and place the pockets on a baking sheet, ready for the oven!
Did I promise too much when I said this recipe is super simple? I think not! It’s simply the perfect little hack to create something oh-so-sweet and I hope you enjoy this recipe just as much as I did.
What are you waiting for? Go, get creating!Print
This simple recipe for these vegan chocolate samosas is perfect in more than one ways – as a snack, as a dessert, for breakfast or simply to wow your friends at your next vegan dinner party!
- 2 wholewheat tortilla wraps
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 1 Tbsp water
- 2 Tbsp vegan chocolate spread (I used Mr Organic!)
- a handful of strawberries (or your favourite fruits)
- 50g crushed hazelnuts
- 1 Tbsp powdered sugar (optional)
- In a small bowl combine the flour and water until you get a sticky, glue-like mixture.
- Use a pizza cutter or a sharp knife to cut each tortilla wrap into 4 equal parts.
- Fold each quarter in the following way: with the tip pointing away from you, fold in the bottom right corner and brush the flour-glue onto the top, then fold him the bottom left corner to create a pocket. Repeat until all tortilla wrap quarters are used up.
- Fill each pocked with a spread of chocolate and freshly cut strawberries and about 1/4 tsp crushed hazelnuts.
- Close each pocket by brushing more of the flour mix onto the ‘lid’ and folding it down to close the pocket.
- Place in the oven at 180C for about 8-10 minutes.
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar (optional) and more crushed hazelnuts and serve after a cooling period of 5-10 minutes.
Get creative! These sweet samosas are perfect for experimenting with different fillings! Apart from chocolate & strawberries, I personally love adding banana or peanut butter & raspberries – yum!
Keywords: samosas, vegan snacks, vegan chocolate
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