Shortcut Danish

Quick easy and tasty.


  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 28 grams yeast (1 ounce)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
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  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup oil


Put flour in a bowl, add salt and sugar and mix. Then pour the yeast and add the warm water. Let the yeast bubble, add the oil, vanilla, and egg. Mix well and let rise for 10 - 30 minutes.

Pour some flour on the board and roll out the dough. You can fill it with a lot of options like : lemon curd, sweet cheese, cooked cinnamon apples, etc. If you want to make the dough savory DON'T add sugar to the dough. Stuff with cheese and spinach, mashed potato, etc.

Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 minutes until it's ready and turns a golden brown color.

Servings: 18-20
Time:30 Minutes Preparation Time
15-20 Minutes Cooking Time

By Danush from Palo Alto, CA

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February 29, 20120 found this helpful

This is an unbelievable, unusual great dough fast recipe! I add salt and extra sugar for sweet dough. It stays fresh for a long time. Fast and no fail! People marvel at it! Thank you!

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September 4, 20160 found this helpful

Has anyone tried this using gluten free flour?

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