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Chocolate Banana Braid

This chocolate banana braid is a decadent and indulgent dessert that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. The combination of chocolate and banana is irresistible, and the flaky pastry adds the perfect touch of texture.

Tasty Team
94% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • ¼ cup chocolate hazelnut spread (75 g)
  • 1 egg, beaten

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 504
  • Fat 29g
  • Carbs 54g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 17g
  • Protein 8g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Unfold the puff pastry. Spread the chocolate hazelnut spread onto the middle third.
  2. Arrange the sliced bananas on top of the spread in a single layer. Bananas may slightly overlap.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F (220°C)
  4. Cut out a triangle of the top right corner of the pastry. Repeat on the other side.
  5. Cut diagonal slits along both sides of the pastry. Each will be around 1 inch (2 ½ cm) thick.
  6. Fold over the top piece of dough to partially cover the top row of bananas.
  7. Alternating both sides, fold the strips of pastry over the bananas, mimicking a braid pattern.
  8. Trim the excess dough on the sides, and fold over the bottom flap.
  9. Brush the top of the braided pastry with the beaten egg. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet for and bake 15 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
  10. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  11. Enjoy!
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