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The land of "Happy People"

Denmark is considered the happiest country in the world because the citizens contribute to making things work in a positive way.A small, densely populated country Denmark has 406 islands and its most important sources are oil and forms of energy.Join me as I take a tour of this happy country in the Scandinavian region of Europe. 

                                  Dansk Wienerbrod (This is Denmark's famous pastry)

The Danish refer to their pastries as Wienerbrod which means "Viennese Bread" These sweet breads are often filled with cheese, cream, fruit preserves, jam, and nuts.

                                                     (Absolutely Delicious)

Dough: 4 cups flour,  1 and 1/2 cups cold butter, 4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast, 1/2 cup warm water,1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/2 teaspoon cardamon powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup sugar.

Filling: Raspberry Preserves (Seedless)

Icing: 1 cup powdered sugar, 2-3 teaspoons warm milk, 1/2 te…