收工了！This will be my last post of cookies prepared for Chinese Lunar New Year.
Wishing All Readers A Happy Chinese New year! 新年快乐 虎年行大运！
Pineapple Tarts are considered a festive cookie, popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan ~consumed during the Chinese New Year. These are small bite size pastries filled with pineapple jam which made in typical shapes include a flat open tart topped with pineapple jam or rolls filled with pineapple jam.
250g Cold butter
75g Custard powder
140g Icing sugar
440g Plain flour
1 tsp Honey
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1/8 tsp Egg yellow colour
1 kg Pineapple jam (roll jams into small balls, about 12g each)
- In a mixing bowl put cold butter (cut cubes), honey, vanilla essence, egg yellow colouring, egg and icing sugar together and mix roughly till mixtures crumbly (30 seconds). Then add in the plain flour and custard powder and mix the mixtures for another 30 seconds.
- Place mixtures on to dusted flour table and knead to a smooth dough.
- Divide dough into small portions (about 12g each) and wrap with pineapple jam. Use a roller pin to create design.
- Bake at 180C for about 15 mins.