Danish pastry recipes

Danish Ring – Danish Pastry Revisited

Danish Ring – Danish Pastry Revisited

So after watching this weeks Great British Bake Off, I’ve taken some inspiration from Richard’s Swedish Tea Ring and applied it to my original Danish Pastry recipe
ALMOND DANISH PASTRIES

ALMOND DANISH PASTRIES

This isn’t a surprise as puff pastry is one of my favourite pastries and danish pastries are simply puff pastry with yeast added
Super fast apricot custard Danish pastries

Super fast apricot custard Danish pastries

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Quick and Easy Danish Pastries

Quick and Easy Danish Pastries

The pastry dough was created on a kitchen worktop cut off balanced on the end of my computer desk. Needless to say it was a bit chaotic but a real testament to how easy it is to create Danish pastries from scratch in less than ideal surroundings (with a little help from the Magimix)
Mary Berry's Danish pastries

Mary Berry's Danish pastries

Mix the water and icing sugar and spoon a little over each pastry while still warm. Put the flour and salt into a bowl and rub in 60 g (2 oz) of the butter
Fat Friday #36 Danish Pastry

Fat Friday #36 Danish Pastry

This week is Danish pastry, its very similar to last weeks croissant dough, but more buttery. So last week I had a synoptic test in which I had to prepare Florentines, Croissants, Sacher tort, Baked Alaska and classic Danish
Quick and easy peach Danish pastries

Quick and easy peach Danish pastries

You can make an even quicker version using all-butter puff pastry, but the croissant dough gives a little more substance, making them a touch more indulgent
Easy Peasy Danish Pastries

Easy Peasy Danish Pastries

* You can usually find this dough (or similar) with the ready made puff pastry & shortcrust pastry in the refrigerated section of your local supermarket
Cheats Mini Danish Pastries

Cheats Mini Danish Pastries

So I decided to have a go and make up some flaky,sweet danish style pastry. I really, really didn't want to go out to the shops -but I really, really wanted a sweet pastry so making something was my only choice
VERY easy orange & rhubarb Danish pastries

VERY easy orange & rhubarb Danish pastries

Quick and easy orange & rhubarb Danish pastries. These very easy Danish pastries, using quick croissant dough, are an excellent approximation to Danish pastries that are made with traditional croissant dough
Apple Danish

Apple Danish

Sprinkle the flour into a clean flat surface and roll the pastry out to q fairly thin thickness. Brush all over the danishes with the rest of the egg
Rough-puff pastry & other laminated doughs

Rough-puff pastry & other laminated doughs

I have given the recipe for rough-puff pastry, along with flavour variations, but I have also made reference to full-on puff pastry and yeasted variations (used for croissants, pains au chocolat and Danish pastries)
Mincemeat Danish Pinwheels

Mincemeat Danish Pinwheels

It’s as simple as making puff pastry, but yeast has been added and the pastries need a prove before you cook them