Cherry Danish

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Oh my - delicious breakfast, dessert or treat that is a winner with fresh cherries, or canned if they're not in season.


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Serves:

8 Servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 pkg
frozen puff pastry, (1 sheet), thawed
1/3 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 1/2 c
cherries, pitted and chopped
1 large
egg, lightly beaten
1 Tbsp
water
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/4 tsp
almond extract
1 1/2 Tbsp
milk
1/2 c
almonds, thinly sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. On a flour covered surface, roll out pastry into a 15x12-inch rectangle. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet; set aside.
2
In a bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. Add cherries and gently combine.
3
Add coated cherries to half of the pastry rectangle, leaving a 1-inch border of pastry uncovered. Beat egg and add water. Brush uncovered pastry edges with egg wash.
4
Fold the uncovered half of pastry mixture. Using a fork, press together edges of pastry until sealed. Cut slits across the top of pastry. Brush top with egg wash.
5
Bake for 25 minutes; until pastry is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
6
Combine powdered sugar, butter, almond extract and milk to make icing. Drizzle on top of pastry. Sprinkle sliced almonds over top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American