Upside-Down Apricot Pecan Danish


Makes 12 rolls


2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup pecan pieces
1 package (11 ounces) refrigerated French bread dough
5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon diet margarine, divided
4 packets sucralose-based sugar substitute
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 9-inch round nonstick baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon evenly over bottom, and set aside.
  2. On work surface, or cutting board, unroll the dough. Spread 3 tablespoons margarine evenly over dough. Sprinkle evenly with sugar substitute. Top with apricots. Gently roll dough to form log.
  3. Using serrated knife, cut log into 12 slices. Place slices, cut side down, in prepared pan; bake 30 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately invert onto dinner plate. Add remaining margarine (2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon) to hot pan; stir until melted. Drizzle over danish.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 danish slice
Calories 275
Calories from Fat 24 %
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 8 g
Sodium 498 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Fat 1

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