Pinch each strand together with your fingertips. It's okay if a little squeezes out, but try to be as neat as possible.
Braid, keeping the seams downward (toward the inside of the braid). I recommend using parchment paper instead on your pans when you bake Nutella Challah, otherwise, it may ooze all over your pan.
Top with Dry Roasted Hazelnuts if you like. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Top with foil and keep in oven if top browns too fast. It's that easy! Enjoy!!!!
(We sometimes make a Nutella and a plain or honey, that way everyone is happy!)