Cherry Danish

Try this delicious treat with the sweetness and tart of cherry for breakfast, dessert or anytime you’d like!

  • ½ package frozen puff pastry, (1 sheet), thawed
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2½ cups cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp.butter, softened
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • 1½ Tbsp. milk
  • ½ cup almonds, thinly sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. On a flour covered surface, roll out pastry into a 15”x12” rectangle. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. Add cherries and gently combine.
  3. Add coated cherries to half of the pastry rectangle, leaving a 1” border of pastry uncovered. Beat egg and add water. Brush uncovered pastry edges with egg wash.
  4. Fold the uncovered half of pastry mixture. Using a fork, press together edges of pastry until sealed. Cut slits across the top of pastry. Brush top with egg wash.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes; until pastry is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  6. Combine powdered sugar, butter, almond extract and milk to make icing. Drizzle on top of pastry. Sprinkle sliced almonds over top.

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