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Lemon Blueberry Danish

Topped with a lemon-flavored cream cheese mixture and fresh blueberries, Lemon Blueberry Danish is an easy to make breakfast sweet treat.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Blueberry Danish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 149 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed according to package directions
  • ounces  cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons  lemon juice
  • teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • cup  fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup blueberry jam
  • large egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lay puff pastry on a flat surface, and cut each strip into 12 rectangles.

  3. Arrange the puff pastries on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Use a fork to poke holes around the middle where you will be putting the filling Do not poke holes near the outside, creating a border. This allows the outside border to rise and puff up while the center stays low and holds the filling.

  5. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.

  6. Spread about 1 tablespoon of cream cheese mixture onto the center of each puff pastry.

  7. In a small bowl, mix together blueberry jam and the fresh blueberries.
  8. Top the cream cheese mixture with the blueberry mixture.

  9. In a small bowl, whisk egg. Brush onto outside edges of pastry.
  10. Bake for 15- 18 minutes, or until golden.
  11. Remove from oven. Set aside to cool slightly.