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Dear Santa, We Need a Nutella Christmas Tree for the Holidays

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According to Google, the Nutella Christmas tree is the most searched and popular Christmas dessert on the internet — and has been for three years running.

This four-ingredient festive dessert is a real game-changer, and yet it seems almost no one has heard of it. How can that be?

Forget your Christmas pudding — 2017 is the year of the Nutella Christmas tree!

Check it out below.

Ingredients for Nutella Christmas Tree

— 2 sheets puff pastry

— 50g Nutella

— 4 Tbsp. of raspberry jam

— 1 egg yolk

How to Make the Nutella Christmas Tree

—Cut out both sheets of puff pastry in the shape of a Christmas tree.

— Smear the Nutella on one sheet of pastry, and then add the raspberry jam on top of that. Spread together.

— Then, place your second sheet of puff pastry on top of that.

— On both edges, use a knife to slice lines on both sides which will create branches. Make sure to leave the center unbroken (that’s the trunk) and space all the cuts at an equal level, at least 1 cm apart.

— Now that you’ve got your tree with the branch slits, pick up each branch and gently twist.

— Use some of the leftover pastry to cut up a treetop decoration, such as a star.

— Finally, brush the entire tree with a mix of egg yolk and water, paying special attention to the twists in each branch.

— Bake your tree for 25 minutes at 392 degrees Fahrenheit.

— Dust with icing sugar

— Enjoy!

This post was written by Holly Royce. For more, check out our sister site Now to Love.

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