Lemon Blueberry Danishes
Author: Nikki
These danishes melt in your mouth and the lemon blueberry flavor combo is perfection!
Ingredients
  • 1 box thawed puff pastry
Cream cheese filling:
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
Blueberry sauce:
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 teaspoon corn starch
  • 2 teaspoon cold water
Almond glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
Instructions
Make Blueberry Sauce:
  1. In small saucepan over medium heat, bring water, sugar, lemon zest, and blueberries to a boil. Mix together water and corn starch and add to boiling blueberries. Cook another 2 min. and remove from heat. Set aside.
Cream Cheese Filling
  1. Beat together Cream cheese filling ingredients until smooth and set aside.
Danishes:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Open puff pastry sheets one at a time and place on a floured hard surface. Smooth dough with a rolling pin. With a pizza cutter cut first sheet into 10 strips. Twist each strip and tie in a lose knot, looping the excess ends underneath to make it circular in shape. Place each pastry on a sprayed cookie sheet.
  3. Place a Tablespoon of cream cheese filling on the center of each pastry.
  4. Then place a teaspoon of blueberry sauce over the cream cheese filling.
  5. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes until pastry is golden brown.
  6. Repeat the same procedure for the other sheet of puff pastry.
  7. While Danishes are cooking, make almond glaze.
Almond Glaze.
  1. Combine glaze ingredients together and beat until smooth. Add more powdered sugar and/or heavy cream to achieve desired thickness.
  2. Let danishes cool and then drizzle almond glaze over each pastry.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/lemon-blueberry-danishes/