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I absolutely love these, and so it’s a good thing that they’re a bit of a faff t…

I absolutely love these, and so it’s a good thing that they’re a bit of a faff to make otherwise I’d make them weekly! 🙊 you may recall I mentioned these last week…

The recipe is from taste_team – and the only change I made was to add 50g extra glacé cherries cos I love them! 😋

Their recipe 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼


200g glacé cherries quartered 
1 cup sultanas 
1/4 cup brown sugar

Danish pastry 
2 3/4 cups plain flour 
1/2 tsp salt 
1 tsp ground cardamom 
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 
250g butter, chilled, chopped 
3/4 warm cup milk 
1 x 7g sachet dry yeast 
1/3 cup white sugar 
1 egg, lightly beaten

2 cups pure icing sugar, sifted 
1/4 cup warm water


Combine flour, salt, cardamom and nutmeg. Add butter and Transfer to a large bowl.

Combine milk, yeast and 1 tbls sugar in a jug. Whisk until combined. Leave for 10 minutes until bubbles form

Stir remaining sugar into flour mixture. Make a well in the centre. Add yeast mixture and egg. Stir gently until just combined, taking care not to break up butter. Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for 4 hours.

Lightly dust work surface with flour. Roll dough out to form a 25cm x 40cm rectangle. Fold into thirds. Turn pastry 90 degrees. Roll out into a rectangular shape again. Fold into thirds, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Combine cherries, sultanas and brown sugar in a bowl.

Roll dough out to form a 30cm x 36cm rectangle. Sprinkle cherry mixture evenly over dough, leaving a 2cm border at one narrow end.

Starting from the narrow end, roll up like a Swiss roll. cut log into 2cm-thick rounds. Place on prepared trays and bake for 16 minutes on 180.

To make icing: Combine sugar, water and Stir until smooth. If too thick, add more water.

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