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Nutella Braid

A tender low carb pastry filled with sugar-free chocolate hazelnut spread. This delicious Nutella Braid makes an elegant addition to your holiday table.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 236 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Magic Mozzarella Dough from Cinnamon Twists
  • 1/2 cup homemade sugar-free chocolate hazelnut spread OR store-bought sugar-free chocolate hazelnut spread such as Nuti-Light
  • Powdered Swerve sweetener for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Spread a large silicone mat or a piece of parchment paper on a work surface. Sprinkle with a little almond flour. Turn dough out onto work surface and pat into a rough triangle. Top with another piece of parchment and roll out into a 15x12 inch rectangle.

  2. Spread the dough with the sugar-free Nutella, leaving a 1/2 inch border all around. Roll up tightly from one edge and pinch to seal the seam.
  3. Cut the dough down the center, leaving one end intact. Twist the two strands around each other, making sure to keep the cut side of the strands up toward the top. Pinch the ends together.
  4. Transfer the whole parchment or silicone liner to a baking sheet and bake 20 to 25 minutes, until the braid is firm to the touch and golden brown.
  5. Remove and let cool, then sprinkle with powdered sweetener.

Recipe Notes

Serves 10. Each serving has 2.96g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 236kcal
Total fat: 22.28g
Calories from fat: 200
Cholesterol: 28mg
Carbohydrate: 6.13g
Total dietary fiber: 3.18g
Protein: 7.58g
Erythritol: 9g

Nutrition Facts
Nutella Braid
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 201
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.28g34%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Carbohydrates 6.13g2%
Fiber 3.18g13%
Protein 7.58g15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.