Thursday, October 9, 2008

Danish Pastry

Danish pastry is made out of a laminated dough with layers of flaky butter crust. The technique to make the Danish pastry is similar to making the puff pastry, however the Danish pastry uses yeast as a leavener.
Four basic shapes of Danish Pastry inlcude - (from top left to right) - turnovers, pinwheels, envelopes and frames. The fillings used here is raspberry. Some other filling choices inclue - lemon cheese, pastry cream and almond cream.

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