(bright music) – Hey everyone, it’s Natasha
of natashaskitchen.com and today we’re making a
cranberry apple braided danish. It is ultra impressive but
it is easy, easy, easy. First thing’s first, preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Tart apples work best
for this recipe so peel, core, and slice two
large Granny Smith apples into half inch thick pieces. (light music) Place a large pot or a
deep skillet over high heat and add three tablespoons of butter and 1/4 cup of sugar. (light upbeat music) Add the apple slices, and stir to coat in that buttery sugar. Sprinkle the top with 1/2
a cup of fresh or frozen cranberries, and let that sit for a few minutes to caramelize. Sauté for a total of six to seven minutes, stirring a few times or until the apples are lightly caramelized. Transfer the mixture to
a plate, and let it cool. Let’s get started on the pastry. Lightly dust your work surface with flour. (light upbeat music) Unfold the pastry, and
start rolling it out in one direction to make it
a total of two inches longer. Arrange your apples and
cranberries down the center of your pastry, leaving a one inch border at the top and bottom. Forming the braid is so easy. Cut off the top two corners. Now cut eight one-inch strips
on both sides of the pastry, keeping about half an
inch away from the apples. Now cut off the extra dough
at the bottom of the pastry. Fold down the top flap and pinch to seal. Fold in the strips one by one, alternating from left to right. (light upbeat music) Pinch the corners down as
you go to keep them in place. This is so simple you could literally do it with one hand. When you get to the
bottom, fold up the bottom piece of dough to seal in the apples, and finish with the last two strips. To make the simple egg wash, beat together one egg and a tablespoon of water. Place the pastry on a lined baking dish and brush generously with egg wash. (light upbeat music) Sprinkle the top with
coarse sugar, then bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit
for about 20 minutes, or until the pastry is
puffed and golden brown. To make the glaze, combine
1/3 cup of powdered sugar with half a tablespoon of milk. Stir those together until smooth. Once the pastry is out of
the oven, let it cool until it’s just warm before
generously drizzling with glaze. (light upbeat music) Alright, time for the moment
I’ve been waiting for, the taste test. I’m definitely a sucker
for a good pastry. (laughs) Let’s cut right in. (light upbeat music) Oh! Yummy! I love that the outside
is flakey and crisp, and that moist juicy
center, it is unbelievable! Seriously you guys, just go
ahead and make two right away. (laughs) And the little bites
of cranberries in there, the flavor combination is awesome! I know you guys are
gonna love this recipe. If you enjoyed this
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