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Braided Nutella Bread

Braided Nutella Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Cool Down 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Italian


  • Loaf Pan
  • Parchment Paper
  • Flour
  • Knife


  • 1 package Birrittellas Traditional Dough
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Cinnamon Sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Roll dough out on floured surface into a rectangle. Cut anything off that makes it misshaped.
  • Place onto parchment paper.
  • Spread Nutella in center leaving 1/4”-1” away from border.
  • Roll up into a log.
  • Pinch sides to seal.
  • Cut down the center.
  • Intertwine both halves creating a braid and press ends to seal.
  • Crack egg into a bowl and whisk.
  • Brush braid all over with egg wash.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  • Place into loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 35-40 mins.
  • Let cool for 5-10 mins.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Braided, Bread, Dough, Nutella

Important Dough Guidelines

  1. Keep in the fridge for up to 50 days.
  2. Round the dough with flour to prevent sticking, brush with olive oil, put in a bowl, and cover.
  3. Let the dough rise for at least 3.5 hours before using.
  4. Preheat your oven to 475°F or higher, if possible.

    Important: Rounding pizza dough is a crucial step in the pizza-making process. By shaping the dough into a smooth, uniform ball, you not only create an aesthetically pleasing base but also ensure even cooking. This process helps trap the carbon dioxide and alcohol produced by the yeast, allowing the dough to rise properly and develop the desired texture and flavor.