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A pastry made of sweetened yeast dough with toppings or fillings such as fruit, nuts, or cheese.
- ‘All-butter croissants, crusty French baguettes, Mediterranean ciabatta rolls, Danish pastries and choccacino rolls are all baked by their own unique computer programmes in the new ovens.’
- ‘And then, home, to a decent, big mug of coffee complemented with a nice fresh Danish pastry.’
- ‘Hundreds of fans were in their seats early for an English breakfast of bacon and eggs, Danish pastries or a traditional Scandinavian breakfast of smoke salmon and scrambled eggs.’
- ‘They will arrive at Waterloo Station to catch the 10.30 am train for a weekend visit to friends in Hampshire. They will buy a paper, a coffee and a Danish pastry.’
- ‘I saw that a Danish pastry with either tea or coffee would cost £2.95.’
- ‘The first call is the bakery for a coffee and Danish pastry.’
- ‘Ann's Danish pastry disappeared quickly and I was equally satisfied with a slice of fruit cake and Wensleydale cheese.’
- ‘You can get a mug of coffee from a machine and a Danish pastry for under £1.’
- ‘In the London store last week, punters were lolling on comfy chairs and eating Danish pastries.’
- ‘There were dainty Danish pastries and an excellent selection of breads (grain, white, fruit), which guests just popped into the conveyor-style toaster plus juices, coffee and tea.’
- ‘Dawson reaches for a Danish pastry from the basket proffered to him by his publishers.’
- ‘Best of all is the breakfast: home-made pain aux raisins and Danish pastries.’
- ‘I spent an hour with my feet up reading newspapers and eating Danish pastries, getting paid for it as well!’
- ‘Ann had selected Danish pastries, one with pecan nuts for her and raisins for me.’
- ‘These were her friends and customers, people who plied her with steaming cups of coffee and Danish pastries in the morning, and invited her to their Christmas and office parties.’
- ‘This has worked out well for the cafe, as I have spent a minimum of €150 there on coffee, bagels and Danish pastries there over the last 30 days.’
- ‘You'll start each of this trip's 15 days with platters of Danish pastries, mounds of Swedish pancakes, and no fewer than 12 varieties of yogurt.’
- ‘Meringues are considered pastries, and Danish pastries form a special group.’
- ‘The menu mentioned toasted teacakes, scones, doughnuts, Danish pastries and flapjack.’
- ‘The cafe sold a variety of refreshments including light lunches, cakes, Danish pastries and hot and cold drinks for visitors to the museum.’
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