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Item #: 170 - Cherry Kringle

Cherry Kringle

$20.99
4.8 (747 reviews)
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Contents: 1 Cherry Kringle (1 lb 8 oz) | Serves 12 | Kosher Certified
Krone
Our Cherry Kringle gets its juicy cherry filling from freshly picked, world renowned Wisconsin Door County cherries. Our scratch-made filling, combined with our delicious flaky pastry and smooth icing, makes this Kringle exceptional and a perfect treat any time of day!
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  • SERVING INSTRUCTIONS

    Serving Instructions

    Kringle is best served at room temperature or warmed in the oven. Remove the Kringle from the wax bag, remove plastic sheet and remove from plastic tray. If a warm Kringle is desired, place in a 350 degree oven for 3 1/2 minutes. Kringle can also be warmed in a microwave. When ready to serve, cut Kringle into 1 or 2 inch slices. Then watch for approving looks and gestures. For storage, Kringle freezes well. To thaw, let stand for 6 hours in room temperature or 12 hours in a refrigerator.

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O&H Danish BakeryCherry Kringle
 
4.8

(based on 747 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (646)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Delicious (685)
  • Fresh (635)
  • Well packaged (610)
  • Good value (444)
  • Yummy (5)

Cons

  • Lacks flavor (14)
  • Not well packaged (13)
  • Poor texture (10)
  • Not fresh (8)
  • No cons (4)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (531)
  • Holidays (457)
  • Gift (428)
  • Entertaining (353)
  • Breakfast (314)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Like to bake (268), Simple tastes (239), Foodie (232), Frequent customer (229), Health conscious (176)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Tested against the best

As a native of Racine, I've been hauling and shipping kringle all over the country for years. During this time, I've sampled kringle from many different bakeries in Racine and enjoyed almost all...Read complete review

As a native of Racine, I've been hauling and shipping kringle all over the country for years. During this time, I've sampled kringle from many different bakeries in Racine and enjoyed almost all of them far more than normal breakfast fare. I've also been asked by many folks which is my favorite. I don't hold any strong allegiances to any specific bakery, although I do have preferences.

In general, I tend to avoid any bakery that makes a point of mentioning "Racine" or "Real" or "Genuine" in their business name. If they need to use their name of cite their location to convince you of their validity, they're probably lacking somewhere else.

The question of who makes the best kringle is debated often in Racine and no clear winner ever seems to be determined. In fact, most bakeries in Racine can claim some sort of victory as the oldest or the favorite as voted upon by some newspaper or magazine. I decided it was time to do my own, somewhat scientific survey. To minimize the variables, I selected one of the most common and popular flavors- cherry.

The bakeries I selected for this survey were O&H, and two other Danish-sounding bakeries. The test subjects were the staff at ESPN 540 in Milwaukee, which totalled ten people. Although I initially included my own vote in the final results, I have decided to strike it, for fear of any bias I might have had coming into the survey and the fact that I knew which kringle was which as I tasted it.

All ten participants were asked to rank the kringles from one to three and after ten votes (excluding my own), the results were a three-way tie. That really surprised me, as when I had done smaller blind taste tests, the results were always clear. That was not the case with this test and I have some theories as to why that might be.

One was the lightest and flakiest. However, it had what I call "dead spots," where there was little or no cherry filling. Taking one for the team, I elected to personally dispose of these pieces. After the fact, I realized this may have swayed the outcome in this bakery's favor, as test subjects might have voted differently if they had eaten a dead spot piece.

O&H was the most consistent kringle of the three, in terms of one piece tasting the same as any other sliced from the same kringle. The same could also be said for it's texture in terms of lightness and flakiness.

The third kringle surprised me, as visually, it was the darkest kringle of the three and the darkest Racine kringle I'd ever seen. I even questioned during the testing, whether it might have been left in the oven a bit too long. It was the most expensive and also had the most radical variations of the three in terms of texture and taste. Although there seemed to be cherry filling throughout, it was clearly visible on one side, while the other side had more of a biscut texture and actually broke the plastic knife as I attempted to slice it. I've never had that happen before. I also noticed the open cherry side to be much tastier than the biscut side, which could have influenced the voting results, depending on which pieces the voters tasted. My sister (a former baker herself) mentioned to me a few weeks ago that she thought that bakery may have changed their recipe recently, which after tasting that kringle, I might question as well.

Since these results were inconclusive, I may have to run another test. The great thing about kringle is that there are more than a dozen different flavors, so for the next test, I may try another of the most popular flavors- pecan.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointed

We share this with friends and family. The flavor was superb as always. You put such effort and love into the quality of the kringle in the bakery, but[...] The kringle...Read complete review

We share this with friends and family. The flavor was superb as always. You put such effort and love into the quality of the kringle in the bakery, but[...] The kringle was melted, squished to the paper. We had to scrape the kringle off the paper and smear it back on, it was very wet and broken down. The texture was poor and we could better serve it in a glass with a straw. It was unpresentable and we could not share it without being embarrassed.

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5.0

I would buy this product again and again!

By Kringle lover

from Mill Valley

About Me Frequent Customer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • ADDICTING!!!! The best!!!!
  • Delicious
  • Fresh
  • Well Packaged

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about O&H Danish Bakery Cherry Kringle:

    I love your Kringles! I've tried many of your flavors and almost all are superior in taste, texture and flavor.

     
    5.0

    Cherry Kringle!

    By Sable

    from IL

    About Me Foodie, Like To Bake

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Delicious
    • Fresh
    • Good Value
    • Well Packaged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Breakfast
      • Holidays
      • Meetings

      Comments about O&H Danish Bakery Cherry Kringle:

      Husband took this to work on Valentine's Day big hit. None leftover!

       
      5.0

      Love the cherry Kringle!

      By Suzy

      from Champaign, IL

      About Me Frequent Customer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Delicious
      • Fresh
      • Well Packaged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime
        • Breakfast
        • Entertaining
        • Gift
        • Holidays

        Comments about O&H Danish Bakery Cherry Kringle:

        One of our favorites!!

         
        5.0

        Raspberry kringle-best pastry I have ever had!!

        By Leath

        from Mississippi

        About Me Foodie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Delicious
        • Fresh

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime

          Comments about O&H Danish Bakery Cherry Kringle:

          A friend shared a raspberry Kringle with me at Christmas. I normally do not like anything raspberry flavored. This kringle is the best pastry I have ever eaten in my life!! Flaky soft crust-cream cheese icing!! Beyond delicious!!!

           
          3.0

          Tastes great, but would be better if eaten fresh

          By Shaaaaf

          from Oregon, USA

          About Me Foodie, Like To Bake

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Delicious
          • Well Packaged

          Cons

          • Poor Texture
          • VERY sweet
          • Was a bit soggy

          Best Uses

          • Breakfast
          • Meetings
          • Snack

          Comments about O&H Danish Bakery Cherry Kringle:

          I think the flavor was fine, but the texture suffered from not being fresh out of the oven. The outer crust was a bit like thin cardboard, but the inner layers were good. It was a bit too sweet for my tastes (but granted the instructions said to take only a 1' slice). I believe that the bakers/recipe is such to allow the item to stay "fresh" for a long time—thus it is a bit "soggy".

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          Contact Information
          • O&H Danish Bakery
            5910 Washington Avenue
            Racine, Wisconsin 53406
            U.S.A.
          • 1-800-709-4009
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