Apple & blueberry Danishes

Apple & blueberry Danishes

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 25 mins Plus cooling

Easy

Serves 8
These delicious fruit pastries are a must for your next brunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal350
  • fat24g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre1g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.73g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 4 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 2 small eating apple, peeled, cored and diced
    Apples

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • pinch each ground allspice and cinnamon
  • 75g blueberry
    Blueberry

    Blueberry

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    Blueberries are one of the few edibles native to North America and credited with being…

  • 500g pack puff pastry
  • little plain flour for rolling
  • 1 egg, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

Method

  1. First make the filling: melt the butter and 3 tbsp of the sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir in the apples and spices and cook for 5 mins, until the fruit is slightly softened but not cooked. Remove from the heat and stir in the blueberries.

  2. Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured surface to £1 coin thickness. Cut out 8 x 11cm squares. Prick the squares all over with a fork and transfer to a baking tray.

  3. Divide the filling between the pastry squares, spooning it into the centre of each square. Bring the four corners into the centre of each square and pinch together edges using a little of the egg to help stick. Brush all over the danishes with the rest of the egg. They can be covered and chilled for a few hours now.

  4. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Dust with the remaining demerara and cook for 20 mins until the pastry is golden. Don’t worry if they pop open while cooking – they look even prettier.

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Comments (7)

ladyruskin's picture

Went down a treat. I only had a sheet of ready rolled puff pastry so made half. Should have made double!!

Rachel1195's picture

This recipe is DELICIOUS!!!! easy, quick, impressive and very VERY tasty!!!! get your apron on and head to the kitchen....!!!

lizleicester's picture
3

Tried using pre-rolled "Low fat" puff pastry and they tasted lovely but look un-puffed and soggy - not like the picture at all.

lizleicester's picture
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Tried using pre-rolled "Low fat" puff pastry and they tasted lovely but look un-puffed and soggy - not like the picture at all.

zazaboo's picture

love it! did it with my little gal, she enjoyed it! bringing into nursery for the little monsters :D

itskath35's picture
5

Excellent recipe and really quick and easy to make. Firm favourite for Saturday brunch! Great straight out of the oven with a dollop of creme fraiche or cold the next day!

barbichef's picture
5

I also make savoury ones with either leftovers or bacon, tomato, cheese, sausage.

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