Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Terre Haute, Indiana

Giant Cinnamon-Cheese Danish

This easy, king-size cream-cheese danish is great for a breakfast gathering. It will wow your guests!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can (17.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
2
teaspoons sour cream
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon vanilla

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch glass pie plate with shortening, or spray with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Separate dough into 5 rolls; set icing aside. Unroll 1 roll into long strip of dough; reroll loosely and place in center of pie plate. Unroll second roll; loosely wrap around first roll, cinnamon side in. Replace any cinnamon that falls off. Repeat with remaining rolls, coiling dough in pie plate into spiral shape.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat remaining ingredients except icing with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spoon cream cheese mixture into decorating bag with tip or gallon-size resealable food-storage plastic bag with 1/2-inch hole cut in bottom corner. With tip or corner of bag about halfway down into rolls, pipe mixture between strips of dough, starting at center and working to edge of pan, using all of mixture.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until center is thoroughly baked and edges are deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Meanwhile, remove cover from icing; microwave on Medium (50%) 10 to 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle.
  • 4 Drizzle icing over warm coffee cake. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch glass pie plate with shortening, or spray with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Separate dough into 5 rolls; set icing aside. Unroll 1 roll into long strip of dough; reroll loosely and place in center of pie plate. Unroll second roll; loosely wrap around first roll, cinnamon side in. Replace any cinnamon that falls off. Repeat with remaining rolls, coiling dough in pie plate into spiral shape.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat remaining ingredients except icing with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spoon cream cheese mixture into decorating bag with tip or gallon-size resealable food-storage plastic bag with 1/2-inch hole cut in bottom corner. With tip or corner of bag about halfway down into rolls, pipe mixture between strips of dough, starting at center and working to edge of pan, using all of mixture.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until center is thoroughly baked and edges are deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Meanwhile, remove cover from icing; microwave on Medium (50%) 10 to 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle.
  • 4 Drizzle icing over warm coffee cake. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
4g
4%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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