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Danish Almond Pastry Ring Recipe

An easy almond flavored delicious pastry a great quick dessert that goes great with coffee and tea. Even taste great without the frosting! Not too sweet, but the sliced almonds are wonderful on top!

DANISH ALMOND PASTRY


First Step:
1 stick butter
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons water

Second Step:
1 c. water
1 stick butter
2 teaspoons pure almond extract
1 c. flour
3 eggs

Frosting Topping:

2 cup confectioners sugar
1 stick butter, softened
milk
1 teaspoon pure almond extract
Slivered or sliced almonds toasted
Mix butter, sugar, extract, add milk to make a flowing frosting.

Recipe for pastry:

 Cut butter into flour, add water, form into a ball. Shape dough into a large donut ring. Put on large parchment lined cookie sheet and flatten. Set aside.

 Bring to a boil 1 cup water, add butter; remove from heat. Add extract, quickly beat in flour then eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg. Spread this mixture on top of the above pastry ring on  the parchment paper.  Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Cool. Make frosting, brush the top of cooled ring.  Decorate with sliced almonds

24 comments:

  1. I love danish Claudia but have yet to bake one. This looks absolutely scrumptious!

    BTW- I have a baking/white whole wheat flour giveaway going now.

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  2. Wonderful! I love these pastries, even more delicious with almonds. Bye, have a great day

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  3. Oooh, I'm the first to comment! Looks delicious! I enjoy almond pastries.....and this one sounds yummy!

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  4. This sounds delicious and look like it is easy to make. My kind of baked good.

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  5. Almond in pastry..I know its eqxcuisite taste;)

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  6. Naturally sweet - who could argue? My tea is ready!

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  7. Anything almond flavored is a thumbs up from me! Looks delish

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  8. Looks delicious, Claudia! I'd love to have a slice with a nice cup of strong coffee. Yum.

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  9. Looks so delicious. Almonds are a favorite nut of mine. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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  10. Oh, all that glorious butter, and almonds. Love the danish, looks so scrumptious, and delicious!

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  11. Dear Claudia, Danish is one of my favorites. I would love this with a good cup of coffee. Have a good evening my friend. Blessings, Catherine xo

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  12. Yummy! I love almond pastries!

    ♥ Shia

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  13. I just love almond pastries. This looks so mouth watering delicious! Look like not too complicating to make, I think can handle that! hehe

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  14. I was about to sign off until I saw this. It has a lot of my favorite ingredients-almonds almonds almonds! Wonderful dessert post-yum!

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  15. I love Danish pastries! This sounds so delicious Claudia!

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  16. This looks delicious Claudia and would be perfect for a midnight snack.

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  17. Love the use of that much almond extract in the pastries.

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  18. Oh yum... And I have everything on hand to make these! I love when that happens!

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  19. OMG! That is one delicious pastry, absolutely delicious.

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  20. Oh, Claudia!!! I LOVE this recipe! It was one of the first things I learned to bake as a pre-teen. Mine wasn't a ring but two rectangular danishes. Your ring sounds much prettier. This was a family favorite...we called it Danish Puff. Great recipe~

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  21. I have never made my own Danish..might be doint that soon though.

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