danish pastry

Today’s Recipe – Danish Pastry

Flour 225 gms
Powder sugar 30 gms
Margarine 170 gms
Egg 1 no
Milk 50 ml
Salt ¼ tsp
Fresh yeast 15 gms
Vanilla essence ¼ tsp
Mixed fruits 50 gms
Sugar for syrup 30 gms
Egg 1 no for brushing

danish pastry


  1. Sieve flour with salt.
  2. Mix yeast in lukewarm milk with a pinch of sugar.
  3. Cream 30 gms of margarine with the powdered sugar and rub in the flour.
  4. Make a bay add milk, yeast, egg, vanilla essence and make a smooth and soft dough.
  5. Keep the dough covered with a wet cloth for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll the dough as thin as possible and spread remaining margarine over it, fold and keep covered for 15 minutes.
  7. Roll into 1/3 “ thickness.
  8. Cut and give different shapes.
  9. Keep on the greased baking sheet and keep for 30 minutes or till double in size.
  10. Make a filling by mixing  fruits, whipping cream and lemon drops.
  11. Brush with beaten egg, put the fruit mix on top and bake at 400° f for 15 – 20 minutes or till golden brown in color.
  12. Remove and brush with sugar syrup when it is still hot.

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