Protein Spread Chocolate Twists

Take your coffee break to new heights with these Protein Spread pastries.

In winter, it’s an unwritten rule that you need a few more treats to get through the darker days — and these chocolate twists are just the thing for transforming a bleak morning into something to celebrate.

They’re perfect as a post-workout reward that will definitely hit that sweet spot, or you could earn brownie points (and star baker status) by making up a batch at the weekend for your friends and family.

Makes 4



  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C/350°
  2. Firstly, prepare a clean work surface or chopping board with a light sprinkling of plain flour (this is to make sure that the pastry doesn’t stick).
  3. Then, roll out a sheet of puff pastry, smoothing it out lightly with your fingertips. Use a knife to cut it into quarters. Keep 1 quarter on the chopping board and set aside the other 3 for now.
  4. Get your Protein Spread and use a spatula to scoop out a generous amount from the jar. Spread it evenly across the pastry, making sure you cover from edge to edge.
  5. Next, carefully roll up the square of pastry, then use a sharp knife to cut lengthways down the roll so that you have two long pieces.
  6. Form a twist by wrapping each of the pieces around one another. Pinch the pastry together at top and bottom of the twist.
  7. Repeat for the other 3 pieces of pastry, then place all of the twists onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  8. Brush each chocolate twist with egg wash (beaten egg).
  9. Bake for around 15 minutes, until the pastry has turned golden brown. Enjoy!

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Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 516
Total Fat 33g
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Protein 12g

Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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