Did you ever wonder how artisan bakers make those super-buttery, flaky, light-as-air Danish? Here's how. Warning: this isn't a quick-and-easy recipe; there are numerous steps, including a suggested overnight rest for the dough. But if you follow the directions and take it one step at a time, you'll be able to claim a delicious new pastry for your baking repertoire. Note: We highly recommend you read the Danish Pastry blog post accompanying this recipe (see link at right), as it includes detailed photos of all the steps.
Bake16 to 18 mins
Total3 hrs 6 mins