You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories. So here is the recipe:
- Croissant dough 500 grams
- Mixed fruit jam as required
- Butter for greasing
- Refined flour (maida) for dusting
- Milk for brushing
- Pineapple jam as required
- Sugar icing
- Icing sugar 2 tablespoons
- Milk 1-1½ tablespoons
- Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease a baking tray with some butter and dust some flour.
- Dust a worktop with some flour, place the dough and roll out to a thin rectangular sheet.Trim the edges and reserve them. Cut the sheet into equal squares.
- Shape 1 – take a square, brush some water in the center and press the two opposite ends in the center. Place it on a greased baking tray.
- Shape 2 – take another square, diagonally cut the ends midway, brush some water in the center, press in 4 sides in the center and create a dent in the center. Place it on a greased baking tray.
- Shape 3 – take another square, fold the opposite side, make 2 cuts, open the sheet, brush some water in the center and fold the edges over-lapping each other.
- Shape 4 – take a trimmed edge, twist it and roll it inside.
- Shape 5 – take a square, brush some water over and fold in all the edges.
- Shape 6 – take a square, diagonally cut the ends midway, fold the cut edges on the opposite direction. Slit the open sides.
- Place the prepared pastries on a greased baking tray, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside for 5-7 minutes.
- Brush some milk on top. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.
- Fill the center of baked Danish pastries with pineapple jam and mixed fruit jam. Place back the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 1 minute.
- To prepare sugar icing, take icing sugar in a bowl. Add milk and whisk well. Fill it in a piping bag and pipe it out on top of some Danish pastries.