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Two Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Braided Bread

Yep! Just two ingredients for this simple and gorgeous bread.

Two Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Braided Bread

Hello and happy Friday! I made you some more bread today!

Really amazing bread that you will only need two ingredients for. Aren’t recipes that only need two ingredients awesome? 🙌

The two?

Refrigerated crescent roll dough and chocolate hazelnut spread.

Here’s the thing though, I’m a bad food blogger. I should of taken some “how-to” pictures” for you guys when it comes to putting the dough together. However, it’s tough for me to take prep shots, the lighting in my kitchen kinda stinks. Don’t worry though!

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Here are some brief instructions: (Detailed instructions are in the recipe below!)

  • Roll out your crescent roll dough in a large rectangle. Be sure to pinch the seams together and seal it.You will have one singular piece of crescent roll dough.
  • Spread on chocolate hazelnut spread. (leaving an inch perimeter)
  • Roll the dough into a log, then, freeze it for a bit.
  • Once dough is set, take a sharp knife and slice down the middle of the log. The important thing to remember is to start cutting about an 1/2 inch from the top of the dough. Don’t cut the dough directly in half! Leave a bit at the top.
  • Criss-cross the dough strips and make a braid.
  • Brush with egg wash and bake.

Not too bad, right?

If you do want to give this one a try and have any question or if my instructions below are not clear, please let know!

Two Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Braided Bread is great for a special breakfast, brunch or dessert. Perfect for all your holiday parties that in the future!

Yield: Serves: 6

Two Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Braided Bread

Two Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Braided Bread from Table for Seven

Making this gorgeous bread is easier than it looks!

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 1 tube, refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/4 cup chocolate hazelnut spread ( ex: Nutella )
  • 1 egg, for egg wash
  • coarse sugar, optional, for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a flat rimmed baking sheet or line with parchment paper.
  3. On a well floured surface, roll out crescent dough into a large rectangle, pinch seams together to seal.
  4. Spread chocolate hazelnut spread across the top of your crescent dough. Leave about a 1 inch perimeter around the dough. If you spread the dough too close to the edge, the chocolate will escape. If your chocolate hazelnut spread is too firm to spread, microwave it for just 10 seconds or so, to soften up.
  5. Then, roll the dough, into a log. Start with the long side of the dough and roll gently.
  6. Once rolled, place on your prepared baking sheet and place in freezer for 15 minutes to firm up.
  7. Remove dough from the freezer.
  8. With a sharp knife, slice down the middle of dough, cutting it in half. Start cutting approx 1/2 inch from the top of the dough. The top of your dough will be attached, but, the remainder will be cut into two separate pieces.
  9. With your chocolate spread is facing upwards, and take your two separate pieces of dough and criss-cross them to create a braid.
  10. Pinch the bottom of the braid to seal it.
  11. Whisk egg and a tablespoon of water together in a small bowl.
  12. Brush top of dough with egg wash and if desired, sprinkle top with coarse sugar.
  13. Bake bread for 20-25 minutes or until browned.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 94Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 47mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 3g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

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Eric L

Wednesday 16th of March 2022

Fantastically easy! Fun to make with one of the kids, too. We ended up not using Nutella after reading the ingredients . . .instead melted a little dark chocolate and mixed it with peanut butter. Next time will either make two of them, or will try using pizza dough and attempting a triple braid :)

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