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Homemade Cinnamon Danish

Liz Berg
Make this special breakfast treat, a braided cinnamon danish made with homemade laminated dough.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Baking
Servings 10 servings


Laminated Dough

  • Click the link above for the recipe.


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter at room temperature


  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2-3 tablespoons hot water depending on how thin you want your glaze


  • Make the laminated dough, click the link above for the recipe.
  • When ready to bake, bring dough out to sit out at room temperature for about 15 minutes. Preheat to 350ยบ.
  • Make filling by mixing softened butter, sugars and cinnamon. Roll out dough to a 18 x 10 inch rectangle. Place filling down center third of dough. Slice dough into strips from outer edge to filling at about 1/2 inch intervals. Do one side, then repeat in a similar fashion on the other side. Fold strips over filling, alternating sides to make a crosshatch pattern.
  • Place danish on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake about 30 minutes, till puffed and browned.
  • Make glaze by combining ingredients, adding hot water till desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over cooled danish.