This canned biscuit danish recipe is perfect for breakfast or a quick snack. These are also a fun treat to share at school or work. And, we especially love them fresh out of the air fryer with a cup of coffee or tea. These lemon danishes are not only delicious, but couldn’t be simpler to make!
In fact, let the kids help, or if they’re a little older, they can even put this recipe together themselves. Of course, you need to be in charge of the air fryer, but recipes like these are a great way to get kids cooking!
You will love this canned biscuit danish recipe. These pastries are so tasty and so easy to make using your air fryer. These danishes come out crispier and are done quicker than in a traditional oven too. Save some time and energy, and skip the oven! The air fryer is the best way to make this yummy treat.
This is a simple recipe you can make with only four ingredients. For those looking for an easy breakfast or snack to make with only about $10 worth of ingredients, this recipe is your new go-to budget-friendly treat.
Lemon Canned Biscuit Danish Ingredients & Directions:
- 1 can of large flakey biscuits
- 1 can of lemon pie filling
- cooking spray
- a package of vanilla icing (or make your own with the easy recipe below)
After pre-heating your air fryer, divide each biscuit in half. Then place a tablespoon of lemon pie filling in the center of each biscuit.
Add the biscuits to the air fryer, leaving space between them. Air fry your biscuits for five to eight mintues, or until browned.
Remove the biscuits from the air fryer, and drizzle with icing–store-bought, or you can make your own. Then, enjoy these danishes while they’re still hot!
Want to make your own icing?
It’s easy! All you need for delicious icing is to stir together the following:
- 1 cup of confectioners sugar
- 3 tablespoons milk/heavy cream
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
For thinner vanilla icing, use milk instead of heavy cream. You can also add more milk or cream to thin the icing if desired.
For thicker icing, use heavy cream, rather than milk. You can also add more confectioners’ sugar to thicken up the icing, if desired.
Variations on this canned biscuit danish recipe:
Don’t like lemon? That’s okay! You can also make this danish recipe with cherry, apple, raspberry, or any other pie filling you enjoy. These canned biscuit danishes have endless options!
To reheat your tasty lemon danishes, all you need to do is put them back in the air fryer for two or three minutes until they’re warm.
Canned Biscuit Danish with Lemon (Air Fryer Recipe)
- 1 Can Large Flakey Biscuits
- Lemon Pie Filling
- Vanilla Icing
- Cooking Spray
Pre-heat air fryer to 360 degrees.
Cut each biscuit in half.
Place a tablespoon of lemon pie filling in the center of each biscuit.
Air fry for 5-8 minutes, or until biscuits have lightly browned.
Remove from the air fryer, and add icing to each lemon danish.
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