Nutella Christmas tree

This pretty little thing is much easier to make than you think. With just three ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven, this is the perfect accompaniment to a glass of mulled wine. The kids will love it too.

rachelzc
Rachel Zammit Cutajar
5 December 2017, 4:01pm
Nutella Christmas tree

Ingredients
  • 2 sheets ready rolled puff pastry
  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 1 egg
  • Icing sugar, to garnish
  • Raspberries, to garnish


Method
  1. On a lightly floured surface, place the two sheets of pastry on top of each other and cut a triangle shape at the top of the tree, saving the extra bits to make the star at the end.
  2. Remove one of the sheets and spread the Nutella evenly on the second sheet.
  3. Cover with the first sheet.
  4. Starting from the bottom of the tree, cut branches from around one third away from the edge on both sides.
  5. Continue to cut all the way up to the triangle part of the tree.
  6. Twist each of the branches, being careful not to get Nutella everywhere.
  7. With the remaining bits of pastry cut a two star shapes and sandwich with Nutella and place at the top of the tree.
  8. Brush with egg wash and bake for 20 – 25 mins until golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving dish.
  10. Dust with icing sugar and garnish with fresh raspberries.


rachelzc
Rachel Zammit Cutajar graduated in economics from the University of Malta...