Nutella Star Puff Pastry Pull-A-Part


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This recipe has been a bit of an internet sensation as of late. Incredibly easy and fun to make. All you need is some Nutella and Puff Pastry. Sure you can make your own puff pastry, but unless you have loads of time, and skill, bought is just fine 🙂

Great to share, pull apart and eat warm, or i think even better cold.

I tried several ways of making this Nutella Star, the winning way is to twist the pieces OUTWARDS, away from each other.

Also, if you start with a round sheet of pastry, you will get a sun shaped pull-a-part. I quite liked leaving it square, as why would you want to waste good nutella? Ha ha. And also, it looks more like a snowflake, very fitting for this time of year! Lightly dust with some icing sugar for an extra Christmassy look.

Enjoy this fun recipe for Nutella Star Puff Pastry Pull-A-Part!



Nutella Star Puff Pastry Pull-A-Part


  • 4 Sheets Puff Pastry
  • 6-9 Tablespoons Nutella
  • 1 Egg White, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tablespoon Pure Icing Sugar to garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius, Fan Forced.
  2. Line a tray with baking paper.
  3. Separate Sheets of Frozen Puff pastry, leave flat on counter top until partially thawed but still cold.
  4. Lightly beat the egg white in a small bowl with a fork until frothy.
  5. Place the tightly sealed jar of Nutella in warm water (below the brim) to make Nutella runny.
  6. Spread 2-3 Tablespoons of Nutella over the entire surface of 3 of the sheets of puff pastry.
  7. Stack one on top of the other, finishing with the plain sheet.
  8. Place a glass upside down in the exact middle.
  9. Cut the 4 layer pastry into quarters stopping at the border of the glass.
  10. Then Eighths.
  11. Then Sixteenths.
  12. Now, remove the glass, and starting at a corner, take two pieces and twist them outwards, away from each other and under.
  13. And then again- Outwards and under. Gently press together at the tips.
  14. Repeat this all the way around the pastry.
  15. Lightly brush all the exposed surfaces of the puff pastry in the beaten egg white.
  16. Bake in oven until very puffy and golden brown (35-45 minutes)
  17. Serve lightly dusted with Icing Sugar.

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