Thursday, September 15, 2011

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:

redkathy said...

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.

Federica said...

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

Ann said...

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

Greg said...

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

Dzoli said...

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

Belinda @zomppa said...

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

Curt said...

That icing sounds delicious!

Megan's Cookin' said...

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

Lana @ Never Enough Thyme said...

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

Pretend Chef said...

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

Emily Malloy said...

Oh, delish!

Elisabeth said...

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

Catherine said...

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

Shia said...

Yummy! I love almond pastries!

♥ Shia

Quay Po Cooks said...

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

Tina said...

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!

Torviewtoronto said...

yummy looking pastry delicious

Peggy said...

I love Danish pastries! This sounds so delicious Claudia!

Sandra said...

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

Jennifer said...

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

The Farmers Wife said...

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

Umm Mymoonah said...

OMG! That is one delicious pastry, absolutely delicious.

Lizzy said...

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~

The Food Hunter said...

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