Apple Danish

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Taylor in Belgium

This is great for an afternoon coffee group, or something sweet and special for breakfast or brunch! I use Granny Smith for the extra tart taste! I know the recipe has been in the family for over 90 years.

Top Review by SAHMommy

Wonderful recipe. My first ever danish and was looking for something authentic. This is the one for me. I cant wait to share it it with my church.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut shortening into flour and salt mixture.
  2. Combine milk and egg yolk and add to flour mixture.
  3. Pat 1/2 of the dough into jelly roll pan 11"x16".
  4. Arrange apple slices on crust.
  5. Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon and sprinkle over apples.
  6. Dot with margarine.
  7. Roll out remaining dough and cover apple layer.
  8. Brush top of dough with slightly beaten egg white.
  9. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.
  10. Let cool slightly then make glaze by blending glaze ingredients and drizzling over warm danish.

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