This nutella Christmas tree is one of the easiest things to bake with your kids this festive season. The chocolatey treat makes a great centerpiece for any Christmas party.
Keyword: chocolate, christmas, pastry
1packetready to roll puff pastry
2tbspNutella/hazelnut chocolate spread
Preheat your oven to 190C/180C Fan/350F and line a baking tray with baking paper
Roll out the puff pastry
Roll the pastry out into a large rectangle. Unless you're making a large tree with two sheets of pastry, cut the sheet in half. Cut a large triangle/Christmas tree with the widest part as wide as your pastry.
Add the chocolate spread
Spread the Nutella over the Christmas tree using the back of a spoon.
Make the Nutella Christmas tree
Lay the second sheet of pastry over the top of the first. Feel for the edge of the bottom sheet and gently press down to seel them together. Using a sharp knife, cut out the top sheet to match the bottom sheet.
Using a sharp knife, cut lines in your tree about one cm apart. Once all the branches are cut, twist each one away from you a few times and press it down on your baking tray.
Brush the egg over the top of your Christmas tree
Bake your Nutella Christmas tree
Bake your tree in the oven for 12-15 minutes. It's ready when it's turned golden brown and the pastry is nice and crispy.