Overnight Cherry Danish

Jody Clayton


Exchange the cherry pie filling for your favorite flavor...or even cream cheese.

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2 pkg
active dry yeast (1/4 ounce each)
1/2 c
warm 2% milk (110-115 degrees)
6 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
2 tsp
1 c
cold butter, cubed
1 1/2 c
warm half and half cream(70-80 degrees)
egg yolks
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling (21 ounces)


3 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 dash(es)
4-5 Tbsp
half and half cream

How to Make Overnight Cherry Danish


  • 1In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk.
  • 2In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt.
  • 3Cut in butter until crumbly.
  • 4Add yeast mixture, cream, and egg yolks; stir until mixture forms a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
  • 5Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  • 6Punch down dough and turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into four portions.
  • 7Roll each portion into an 18x4-in. rectangle; cut into 4x1-in. strips.
  • 8Place two strips side by side; twist togehter. Shape into a ring and pinch ends together. Place 2-in apart on greased baking sheets. Repeat with remaining strips.
  • 9Cover with kitchen towels; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • 10Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make a 1/2-in. deep intentation in the center of each Danish. fill each wiht about 1 tablespoon pie filling.
  • 11Bake 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pnas to wire racks to cool.
  • 12For icing, beat powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, salt, and enough cream to reach desired consistency. Drizzle over Danish.

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About Overnight Cherry Danish

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cherry, #danish, #breakfast

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