Maple Pecan Danish Kringle

Maple Pecan Danish Kringle
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This is a variation of the traditional almond Scandinavian coffeecake.
40 min
Prep Time
1:50
Total Time
16 servings

Ingredients

Pastry

1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, slightly softened
2 tablespoons
water

Topping

1 cup
water
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 teaspoon
maple extract
1 cup
all-purpose flour
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs

Glaze

1 1/2 cups
powdered sugar
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon
maple extract
2 tablespoons
milk
1/4 cup
chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place 1 cup flour in large bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in 2 tablespoons water. Press mixture into ball by hand. Divide in half.
  4. Pat each half to 12x3-inch rectangle about 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Set aside.
  5. Combine 1 cup water and 1/2 cup butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil and butter is melted. Stir in maple extract. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup flour. return to heat. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat.
  6. Beat in eggs, one at a time, with wire whisk until smooth and glossy.
  7. Spread half of egg mixture over each pastry rectangle. Bake 50-55 minutes or until surface is crisp and golden. Cool at least 20 minutes. (Topping rises during baking and shrinks during cooling, forming custard-like layer.)
  8. Combine all glaze ingredients in small bowl. Beat at low speed 1 minute. Beat at high speed until smooth and creamy, adding additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until desired glazing consistency.
  9. Spread glaze over kringle. Sprinkle with nuts.

Recipe Tips

Variations:
Lemon Pecan Kringle - Omit maple extract in topping. Substitute 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel. Omit maple extract and milk in glaze. Substitute 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice.
Almond Kringle - Omit maple extract in topping. Substitute 1 teaspoon almond extract. Omit maple extract in glaze. Substitute 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
75mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
3g
Fat
15g
Sodium
150mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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