Cheats peach and strawberry danish pastries

I do love a good cheat. So does Izzy.

She’s very keen on getting involved in the kitchen but, like most 6 year old’s, her attention span leaves something to be desired so speedy results are the way forward.

With only 3 ingredients and lots of jobs for little hands these cheats peach and strawberry danish pastries are a fun weekend bake with the kids.

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Take a sheet of all butter ready rolled pastry and spread out on the worktop. Using a butter knife divide it into six¬†rectangles. Take the opportunity to do some work on fractions. Izzy’s looking at basic fractions in maths at school so we talk about chopping things in half a lot. Poor teddy, he’s not been the same since her last attempt at understanding two halves make a whole.

Gently warm some jam – in the microwave is fine. We used strawberry but use whatever you have, damson is good and provides a nice contrast against the sweetness of the peaches. Give it a stir then spread it over each rectangle, leaving a bit of a border which you’ll ‘paint’ with some milk.

Drain some tinned sliced peaches. You’ve probably already got some lurking at the back of the cupboard, along with a tin of mixed fruit salad and a bottle of that magic freezing chocolate sauce for ice cream. Continue reading “Cheats peach and strawberry danish pastries”