Hamantaschen for Purim

Hamantaschen for Purim


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About this recipe: A Jewish staple at Purim, these biscuits are good any time.

Stu Kinzler

Serves: 17 

  • 4 eggs
  • 250ml vegetable oil
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 690g plain flour
  • 2 (390g) tins fruit filling of your choice

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:7hr10min  ›  Ready in:8hr 

  1. Beat eggs, add oil and mix. Add the sugar, vanilla, baking powder and salt. Add the flour gradually and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate a few hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  4. Kneed dough until it becomes soft enough to roll. Cut dough with 7cm biscuit cutter or drinking glass. Put about 1 tablespoon of pie filling into the middle of each circle. Fold up the edges of the circle into the middle and pinch together.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

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