Danish Apricot Pinwheels

Preparation info
  • Makes


    10 cm pastries
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

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Possibly the most attractive Danish pastry, pinwheels are the best shape for fresh fruit Danish. If you cannot find fresh apricots, drained tinned ones, especially those that are not overly sugared, make an adequate substitute. See the end of the recipe for ideas using other fruit. Normally this type of Danish pastry has some crème pâtissière under the fruit; if you intend to assemble and bake the pastries shortly before serving them and use all of them and not have leftovers, see the end o