Overnight danish pastries

Yield: 9 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 packs Regular or quick-acting Active dry yeast
½ cup Warm water (105 to 115 degre
4 cups All-purpose flour*
⅓ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Salt
1½ cup Powdered sugar
¾ teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Cold butter,** cut into Small pieces
4 Eggs
1 cup Milk
Jam or preserves
3 tablespoons Water or milk

POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE

*do not use self-rising flour In this recipe. **we do not recommend margine in this recipe

Nutritional information for this recipe can be found in nutritional.

margarine for this recipe. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Mix in flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Separate eggs and refrigerate egg whites for use when shaping and baking pastry. Stir egg yolks and milk into flour mixture until soft dough forms. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.Punch down dough and divide into 3 equal parts. Shape 1 part dough at a time, let stand and bake as directed in the variations. If dough becomes too sticky while shaping, refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes.

POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE Mix all ingredients until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional water or milk, ½ teaspoon at a time, until spreading consistency.

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