When I'm short on time, I often find myself making this simple yet tasty danish. You'll love the quick and easy crust and the subtle prune flavor.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 package (12 ounces) pitted prunes, halved
- 1 cup water
- 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
- 1 can (15 ounces) coconut-pecan frosting, divided
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, divided
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- In a saucepan, bring prunes and water to a boil. Cover; remove from the heat and let stand 10 minutes. Drain; reserving juice.
- Unroll one tube of rolls and press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Spread with half of the frosting. Cover with prunes. Mix 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon reserved prune juice; drizzle over prunes.
- Roll out remaining rolls into a 13-in. x 9-in. rectangle. Place over prunes. Combine remaining frosting and butter with 1 tablespoon prune juice. Carefully spread over dough. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes. Combine confectioners' sugar with 1-2 tablespoons prune juice; drizzle over cake. (Discard remaining prune juice). Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Prune-Filled Danish in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p64