Braided Nutella Bread Recipe Is the Prettiest Holiday Dessert Yet


There's nothing like a warm, hearty bread to fill your tummy on a cold winter day. And Nutella, that intoxicating hazelnut cocoa spread that seems to be infiltrating every dessert from cupcakes to s'mores bars, makes the perfect filling for a sweet and substantial bread dessert. It isn't just delicious -- it's really beautiful to look at, too. This Braided Nutella Star Bread would make the perfect Christmas morning breakfast -- but why wait that long to sample it? Let's get baking!

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The wonderful thing about this unique dessert from Handimania is that it requires so few ingredients -- most of which you'll already have in your pantry. The trick is, of course, shaping your dough so that it magically looks like a perfectly symmetrical star. This is so not something I can see myself doing with ease, which is why the video below, posted by someone who followed this recipe, is so helpful. 

Braided Nutella Star Bread


3 1/2 cups flour + 3/8 cup for sprinkling

3/4 cup of milk

2 egg yolks (use egg whites for brushing the bread)

1 1/2 teaspoon of active dry yeast

2 tablespoons of butter

1/3 cup of sugar

pinch of salt

1 cup chocolate spread (Nutella works!)

Begin with gathering all ingredients and kitchen tools. Don't forget to take the butter out of the fridge. Then follow the step-by-step recipe instructions

Scrumptious -- enjoy!

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