Strawberry Danish Braid

 

This months Daring Bakers challenge was a Danish braid and I was really looking forward to making it. The Danish braid is made with Danish pastry dough which is made by folding dough with butter into ...

What you will need

1 tablespoon active dry yeast

1/2 cup whole milk

1/3 cup sugar

1 orange (zest)

3/4 teaspoon cardamom (ground)

1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 vanilla bean (split and scraped)

2 eggs (chilled)

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 pound (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 egg (lightly beaten)

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