How to make Danish Pastry -

A favourite of the Danish people – this rich pastry is an absolute delight.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Croissant (क्रॉसौंत), Mixed fruit jam (मिक्स्ड फ्रूट जैम)

Cuisine : Denmark

Course : Snacks and Starters

Danish Pastry

Danish Pastry Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Danish Pastry Recipe

  • Croissant dough 500 grams

  • Mixed fruit jam as required

  • Butter for greasing

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Milk for brushing

  • Pineapple jam as required

  • Sugar icing

  • Icing sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 1-1½ tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease a baking tray with some butter and dust some flour.

Step 2

Dust a worktop with some flour, place the dough and roll out to a thin rectangular sheet.Trim the edges and reserve them. Cut the sheet into equal squares.

Step 3

Shape 1 – take a square, brush some water in the center and press the two opposite ends in the center. Place it on a greased baking tray.

Step 4

Shape 2 – take another square, diagonally cut the ends midway, brush some water in the center, press in 4 sides in the center and create a dent in the center. Place it on a greased baking tray.

Step 5

Shape 3 – take another square, fold the opposite side, make 2 cuts, open the sheet, brush some water in the center and fold the edges over-lapping each other.

Step 6

Shape 4 – take a trimmed edge, twist it and roll it inside.

Step 7

Shape 5 – take a square, brush some water over and fold in all the edges.

Step 8

Shape 6 – take a square, diagonally cut the ends midway, fold the cut edges on the opposite direction. Slit the open sides.

Step 9

Place the prepared pastries on a greased baking tray, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside for 5-7 minutes.

Step 10

Brush some milk on top. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.

Step 11

Fill the center of baked Danish pastries with pineapple jam and mixed fruit jam. Place back the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 1 minute.

Step 12

To prepare sugar icing, take icing sugar in a bowl. Add milk and whisk well. Fill it in a piping bag and pipe it out on top of some Danish pastries.

Step 13


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