Thursday, February 19, 2015

Breakfast Danish

I got this recipe from a friend back in the 80's it is soooo good and easy you will never buy danish again...

part 1
preheat oven to 350 degrees
1 cup flour (sifted)
1/2 cup cold butter (margarine or shortening can be used)
2 Tblsp. water
Put flour into bowl and cut in butter . sprinkle with 2 tblsp of water and mix with a fork . form into a ball and divide in half. On a cookie sheet pat dough with hands into two long strips 12"x3" should be 3 inches apart

part 2

1/2 cup butter (margarine or shortening can be used)
1 cut water
1 teasp almond flavoring
1 cup flour (sifted)
3 eggs
In a saucepan, combine butter, water, and bring to a rolling boil, remove from heat and  stir in almond flavoring. Add flour a little at a time to prevent lumping. Add eggs one at a time beat each until smooth.
Divide in half and spread evenly over the strips.

Bake for about 60 minutes until top is crisp and lightly brown.
remove from oven and let cool.

Cream Cheese Frosting
4 oz cream cheese
2 Tblsp milk
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar (enough to reach a spread consistency

Mix with electric mixer until smooth. Spread on top of cooled danish top with nuts.
you can also top with canned pie filling

Photo to come....

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