Apple Danish Recipe

Apple Danish Recipe

How To Make Apple Danish

Rich in warm flavors, this apple Danish promises flaky apple-filled pastries, completed with a crumb topping and sweet glaze.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • puff pastry,thawed

For Apple Filling:

  • 4tbspbutter
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cupwater
  • 2tspcornstarch
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • ½tspnutmeg
  • 1pinchsalt
  • 2large granny smith apples,peeled and diced

For Crumb Topping:

  • 2tbspbrown sugar
  • ¼tspcinnamon
  • tbspbutter,melted
  • ¼cupflour

For Egg Wash:

  • 1egg
  • 1tbspwater

For Glaze:

  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • 2tbspheavy whipping cream,or milk
  • ¼tspvanilla extract


Apple Filling:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine butter, sugar, water, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Melt over medium heat and bring to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently, and then add in apple.

  2. Bring back to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and let cool.

Crumb Topping:

  1. Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter, then mix in the flour until thick and crumbly. Set aside.

To Assemble:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Unfold puff pastry sheet 1 at a time and roll out to 10×10-inches. Use a pizza cutter and make 12 even strips. Connect 2 strips together by overlapping by a ½-inch and pressing together.

  3. Twist the ribbon and then snail it around itself and press the end to the rest of the dough. Place 6 danishes per each baking sheet and press the middle down. Place 1 spoonful of apple filling in the wells.

Egg Wash:

  1. Mix the egg and water together in a small dish and brush the pastry with it. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the tops of each danish and then bake for 16 to 18 minutes until edges are golden. Let cool for 5 minutes and then glaze.


  1. Mix glaze ingredients together and drizzle over the warm apple danish.

  2. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 150.07kcal
  • Fat: 6.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.15g
  • Fiber: 1.14g
  • Sugar: 18.08g
  • Protein: 0.99g
  • Cholesterol: 30.75mg
  • Sodium: 20.36mg
  • Calcium: 10.70mg
  • Potassium: 55.81mg
  • Iron: 0.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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