Danish Pastry Plaits Recipe

Danish Pastry Plaits Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 16

1/2 quantity Danish Pastry

1 egg, beaten
25g/1 oz/3 tbsp currants
Glace Icing

Method:

Divide the pastry into six equal portions and shape each one into a long roll. Moisten the ends of the rolls and press them together in threes, then plait the lengths together, sealing the ends. Cut into 10 cm/4 in lengths and place on a baking (cookie) sheet. Leave in a warm place for 15 minutes. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with currants. Bake in a preheated oven at 230C/450F/gas mark 8 for 10-15 minutes until well risen and golden brown. Leave to cool, then ice with glace icing.

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