Blueberry and Custard Danish

Blueberry and Custard Danish

Sometimes it pays for you to have some frozen puff pastry in the freezer, all you need is some jam and custard and you’re on your way to a really good but simple freshly baked Danish pastry. You can also use fresh fruits or even savoury ingredients like vegetables and cheese.


For today we will be making some Blueberry and Custard Danish, and like the name suggest it is made out of puff pastry topped with creamy custard and sweet blueberry jam.

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Blueberry and Custard Danish

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 pcs 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Danish

Description

For today we will be making some Blueberry and Custard Danish, and like the name suggest it is made out of puff pastry topped with creamy custard and sweet blueberry jam.


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Blueberry Jam
  • 2 sheets Frozen Puff Pastry
  • 1 Egg, Lightly beaten
  • Custard
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 8 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a large mug combine milk and vanilla, heat in the microwave (do not boil)
  2. In a saucepan whisk together egg yolk, corn flour and sugar until well combined.
  3. Pour hot milk in over the egg yolk mixture while constantly whisking.
  4. Place saucepan over low heat and cook until custard thickens. Set it aside and let it cool.
  5. Divide one sheet of pastry into four pieces, you can fold them or just use it as it is. I will let you use your creativity or refer to this one. Place pastries in a baking paper lined baking tray, put two table spoons of custard on top then one tablespoon of blueberry jam on top of the custard. Brush exposed pastry sides with beaten egg.
  6. Bake in a 180C preheated oven for 10 minutes or until sides turn golden brown.

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8 Responses

  1. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm – Raymund – and so easy for when you feel like a sweet treat.

  2. Kristy says:

    This looks so good! I wish I had some puff pastry on-hand. I love custard and blueberry together. Great combo!

  3. Dear Raymund,

    I love the twist style of your Danish and such an easy recipe too. I always have frozen puff pastry in my fridge, just in case I have a savory curry puff craving!

  4. suituapui says:

    With frozen puff pastry? Gee! Never thought of making my own Danish using that – and that’s why I’ve never made them. Gotta try this soon. Thanks for sharing!

  5. I love the way you’ve folded these. I’ve made danishes with puff pastry before. I love how easy it is but often forget to make them. I once made them with feijoa and chocolate. They were very well received 🙂

  6. Wow… This looks amazing, Raymund! It is perfect for snack and even for breakfast plus it is simple and quick to make.

  7. Juliana says:

    Raymund, this pastry look fabulous, I love the idea of jam and custard…on a flaky dough…yum!
    Have a great week 😀

  8. Life is too short to be making puff pastry from scratch 😉 I like to stock up on puff pastry as well! Your danish pastry looks perfect for breakfast and tea!

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