Cheat’s cranberry Danish
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- 115g Chosen by you 50% Less Fat Light Soft Cheese
- 2 tbsp caster sugar
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp light brown sugar
- 25g butter
- 1 tsp cornflour, mixed with 1 tsp of water
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 150g fresh cranberries
- 1 sheet Chosen by you Ready Rolled Puff Pastry
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- Icing sugar, for dusting
Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Beat together the cream cheese, caster sugar and vanilla extract. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
Put the brown sugar in a pan with the butter, cornflour and spices on a medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring until thick. Stir in the berries. Leave to cool.
Cut 8 pastry squares and put on the trays. Add a dollop of cheese and cranberry compote to the middle of each one.
Make a diagonal cut from each corner to the filling. Fold every other point inwards to create a pinwheel shape. Brush with the beaten egg to glaze.
Bake for 12 mins until golden. Cool, then dust with icing sugar.