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Danish Pastry Recipe

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Dolores Smith
Added: Friday, December 12, 2008


1 cup butter
2 cups flour
1 tbsp sugar
pinch salt
3 eggs, separated
1 tbsp yeast
1/2 cup cold milk
slivered almonds

Mix butter, sugar, flour, salt like for pie, beat yolks well and mix into first mixture. Dissolve yeast in milk, add to mixture. Chill overnight.

Beat whites stiff, add 1/2 cup sugar, use more whites if available.

Knead dough folding at least 15 times. Cut in half for 2 rolls
Roll to 1/4 inch thick.
Spread whites, sprinkle almonds
Roll like a jelly roll.
Bake 45 mins in 325 oven.
Simple frosting, almond flavoring with nuts and cherries.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I would serve this for the blessed Easter Brunch




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