Danish Braid

2900 mins (prep 2880, cooking 20)
16 ingredients
2 servings
This recipe is very special to me. I made this several years ago as one of my first pastry-making attempts. If you follow the directions this recipe is foolproof. Patience is a must. From Baking with Julia.

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Serving Size (650.02 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 2995.26 Calories from Fat 1494.27
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 166.03g 510.85%
Saturated Fat 71.53g 715.3%
Trans Fat 4.22g %
Cholesterol 296.31mg 197.54%
Sodium 1339.41mg 111.62%
Total Carbohydrate 365.67g 243.78%
Dietary Fiber 14.81 g 118.48%
Sugars 341.07 g %
Protein 36.43g 145.7%
Vitamin A 3258.78IU% Vitamin C 4.57mg%
Calcium 709.5mg% Iron 4.7mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dry yeast, large egg, unbleached flour, large egg white, fresh berries, large egg white, crushed, sugar cube, sliced almonds, strong coffee