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Braiding Puff Pastry

Learn how to braid puff pastry with this short technique video from the test kitchen of Cuisine at Home magazine. It’s easy, and in no time you’ll have a beautiful danish to serve for breakfast—or just for fun!

The flaky, buttery qualities of puff pastry make it ideal for strudel. Look for it in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. Check out our recipe for Braided Breakfast Strudel using purchased puff pastry. Or for a sweet-and-savory coffee cake, try the Brie & Cherry Braid. With it's easy to make yeast dough, the classic pairing of creamy brie and sweet, tart cherries as a filling, and this braiding technique, all you'll have to do is wait for the oohs and aahs.

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