Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple Tarts is one of the highlight "Festive Cookie" of Chinese New Year and it is a must to consume during the Chinese New Year season that brings β€œζ—Ίζ₯”, good luck to come! Typical shapes include a flat, open tart topped with pineapple jam under a lattice of pastry, rolls filled with jam that are open at the ends and jam-filled spheres or a close-up tart like here.

I am submitting this to Aspiring Bakers # 3: My Favorite CNY Cookie (Jan 2011) hosted by j3ss kitch3n.

Here is the recipe
180g Plain flour
20g Corn flour
40g Icing sugar
1 Egg yolk (lightly beaten with 1 tbsp ice water, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract plus a drop of egg yellow coloring)
150g Cold butter
1/2 tsp Salt
500g Pineapple Jam (store bought) ~ roll into a small ball about 8g each


Enjoy Baking!

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