Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes

Want to make a change for breakfast? It would be best if you cooked these Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes. Fresh out of the oven, it is a pure delight. 

I propose it here with raspberry, but you could put your favorite jam on it.

Here’s the recipe; it’s straightforward and, above all, so delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1 sheet of puff pastry (usually comes 2 per box in the freezer) 
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese 
  • 1/4 cup (65 mL) sugar 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract 
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) 35% cream 
  • 2 tbsp. (30 mL) raspberry jam 
  • 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of water For the glaze 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) powdered sugar 
  • 1-2 tablespoons (15 ml) water 
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) almond extract 

Preparation: 

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. 2-Put the frozen puff pastry sheet on a clean work surface and let thaw for 10 minutes. 
  3. Using an electric mixer, mix the sugar into the cream cheese. Add cream and vanilla and blend until smooth. Set aside. 
  4. Unfold the puff pastry and cut it into four equal parts. Cut the 4 pieces into 4 to obtain 16 squares. 
  5. With a knife, score an inner rectangle as shown. You don’t want to cut completely through. 
  6. Place about 1 teaspoon of cream cheese in the center of each puff pastry. Top with a few small dots of the jam, and swirl around with a toothpick. 
  7. In a small bowl, whisk the egg with 1 tablespoon of water and brush the sides of your puff pastries. 
  8. Bake for 13 to 14 minutes. 
  9. Let them cool completely before spreading the glaze. For the glaze, mix the powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon of water. . Add almond extract. Transfer frosting to a small Ziploc bag, seal and cut off the bottom corner. Decorate cooled danishes.

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