Pull Apart Nutella Filled Pumpkin Bread

Recipe submitted by: Dani Gurrie

Recipe courtesy of: Roxana

This pumpkin bread has a yummy surprise waiting inside! How delicious!!!
cook 15 minutes
cook 35 minutes
cook 2 loaves

What's in it


2 cups (240 grams) Whole Wheat flour
1/3 cup lukewarm water
1 envelope Red Star PLATINUM yeast
1/2 (113 grams) melted butter
15 oz (425 grams) cooked or canned pumpkin
1 tsp salt
1 cup (200 grams) sugar
1 tbsp pumpkin spice
2 cups (240 grams) Whole Wheat flour
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp raw sugar

How to cook it


  • In a mixing bowl add 2 cups of whole wheat flour. Make a well in the middle and add the water and sprinkle the yeast. Leave until the yeast dissolves, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the 1/2 cup of melted butter, the pumpkin, pumpkin spices, salt and the cup of sugar.With the dough hook on start mixing slowly adding the remaining 2 cups of whole wheat flour.
  • When all the flour is incorporated the dough will be still sticky.
  • Keep kneading/mixing until the dough comes clean from the sides of the bowl and it doesn't stick anymore. Do not be tempted to add more flour.
  • Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with plastic foil and leave at room temperature until doubled in volume.
  • When risen, divide the dough in 16 pieces, flatten each piece, spoon some Nutella in the center and gently fold the buns completely covering the Nutella.
  • Place the filled buns in a greased baking pan (I used two 9X5 baking pans).
  • Cover again with plastic wrap and leave to rise for 30 more minutes. Meanwhile heat the oven to 375F.
  • Just before putting the loaves in the oven, melt the remaining 4 tbsp of butter and pour over the nutella filled buns. Sprinkle some raw sugar on top and bake for 35 minutes.
  • Cool slightly in the pan before removing (and eating) it.