BLACKBERRY CHEESE DANISH RECIPE – Have you ever made a Blackberry Cheese Danish? It is filled with lemon-thyme cream cheese, and topped with luscious blackberries on a buttery puff pastry crust.
Today’s the day to make together this fantastic recipe that is based on the blackberry and cheese. It pairs perfectly with a hot cup of coffee early, and can also be served as a dessert. It’s so delicious!
BLACKBERRY CHEESE DANISH
LAYER 1 : CREAM CHEESE
— 1 sheet puff pastry
— 4 oz (ca. 151 g). Neufchâtel cream cheese
— 1 Tbsp. Powdered sugar
— 1 Tbsp. Lemon curd
— 1 Tbsp. Fresh thyme
LAYER 2 : BERRY
— 2 cups fresh blackberries
— 1 cup blueberry jam (any berry jam will do)
— 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
LAYER 3 : SUGAR GLAZE
— 4 Tbsp. Powdered sugar
— 1 Tbsp. Half & half
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Roll puff pastry sheet out on sheet pan.
Roll edges up all the way around pastry.
Mix cream cheese with powdered sugar, lemon curd and thyme in a small bowl.
Spread a thin layer of cream cheese onto the puff pastry sheet.
Mix jam, blackberries and cornstarch together in a small bowl.
Drop blackberry mixture by spoonfuls on cream cheese layer.
Spread the mixture evenly over the pastry with a spoon.
Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes until puff pastry is golden brown.
Allow pastry to cool for 30 minutes.
Mix powdered sugar and half & half together until smooth.
Drizzle over entire pastry, then cut into rectangles and serve.
Sprinkle pastry with extra fresh thyme if desired.