MINI DANISH with RAISINS & CREAM

Mini DANISH con UVETTA e CREMA”  in italiano

Little danish with raisins and pastry cream, oh that sounds delicious, doesn’t it?! And that’s exactly the recipe I’d like to give you this time. A nice easy treat, I’d call it “an evergreen”, because it is just a must in a recipe blog.

So let’s start and see what we need for this recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  • active yeast, 1 packet (7g)
  • 30g of sugar
  • 150ml of warm milk
  • 250g of flour
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 120g of butter, in chunks, soften
  • 100g of raisins
  • 50g extra of butter
  • 120g of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk

 

  • PASTRY CREAM: Use MY RECIPE FOR PASTRY CREAM .  But use the following quantity for the ingredients:
  • 2 eggs
  • 45g of sugar
  • 15g of flour
  • 15g of maizena
  • 150ml of whole milk
  • ½ ts of vanilla extract

METHOD

  1. Combine yeast, sugar and milk in a bowl. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. In the bowl of your stand mixer put the flour, add the yeast mixture and the egg.
  3. Knead with the kneading attachment for 4 minutes
  4. Add the butter in (120g) and knead some 5 minutes extra.
  5. Now take the dough and place it into a oiled bowl, cover it with cling film and let it raise for 1h.
  6. After 1h take it and roll it out on a floured surface, roll the dough out to a rectangular shape, 1cm thick.
  7. Pre-heat oven at 180°
  8. Starting at a long end, roll dough to form a log.
  9. Place it on a baking sheet and then in the fridge for 1h.
  10. Then, using a sharp knife, cut some slices off the log, 1,5cm thick.
  11. Sprinkle the brown sugar all over them.
  12. Lay them all on the baking sheet with partchment paper and bake them.
  13. Bake them for 20 minutes.
  14. Melt the remaining butter (50g)
  15. As soon as the Danish Pastries are baked, brush them with the melted butter.

You are going to love them, just perfect for an afternoon break, breakfast and as a nice treat at night with some warm milk.

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