Trust me, you may not want to go down the following path…. In the end, I discovered that the 10 pages it took to explore Danish pastry in our cookbook could actually be boiled down to many fewer steps.
Give it another short rest in the fridge.
Mix everything together. Or try the following cheese filling:. PJ bakes and writes from her home on Cape Cod, where she enjoys beach-walking, her husband, two dogs, and really good food!
And there it sat. American-style Danish is far more sweet and cakey in texture. You speak — we listen. Both are delicious. Sign Up. What about if we forget all the fancy shapes, and simply start with flat disks?
Not a member? In a large mixing bowl, or the bowl of your stand mixer, whisk together the following: Each was filled with a dollop of Creme Patissiere and a dollop of jam, glazed with a powdered sugar glaze and sprinkled with toasted sliced almonds.
On a piece of floured parchment or plastic wrap, line up four of the butter pieces side by side, to form a rectangle. Roll one final time, fold into a packet, and flour the dough lightly.
And boy, what a deep dive it was! Danish comes in all sorts of shapes, such as bear claw Cockscombs , slips, snails, braids, envelopes, and twists, to name a few.
Print just the recipe. However, because it contains yeast , Danish require proofing before baking, so they can be layered as puff pastry. Gotta LOVE baking.