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Gluten-Free Cherry Almond Danish

This gluten free danish recipe is packed with delicious cheery and almond flavors!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry almond danish recipe, gluten free cherry almond danish, gluten free danish
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 386kcal
Author: Chandice

Ingredients

Flour blend

  • 1/2 C tapioca starch
  • 1/2 C potato starch
  • 1/3 C brown rice flour
  • 1/3 C almond flour
  • 1/3 C sorghum flour
  • 1 tsp. xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

Base layer

  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 C gluten free flour blend
  • 2 T Rainer cherry Dry Sparkling soda

Egg layer

  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 C Rainier cherry Dry Sparkling soda
  • 1 tsp. gluten-free almond extract
  • 1 C gluten free flour blend
  • 3 eggs

Almond Icing

  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • Rainer cherry Dry Sparkling soda just enough to make at the glaze after sugar and almond extract are combined

Instructions

  • For the base player, cut small pieces of butter into the flour mixture
  • Sprinkle Rainer Dry Sparkling soda over and combine gently with your hands
  • Gather the pastry and press into a pie pan
  • For the egg layer, heat butter and Rainer cherry Dry Sparkling soda to a rolling boil; remove from the heat
  • Quickly stir in the almond extract and flour
  • Return to low heat and stir vigorously with a wooden or plastic mixing spoon (no metal) until mixture forms a ball, about one minute
  • Remove from heat
  • Add eggs one at a time and beat with spoon until smooth and spreadable
  • Spread the egg layer over the base layer and bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until topping is crisp and golden brown
  • Cool pastry then top with icing and sprinkle with slivered almonds and fresh cut cherries

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.4mg