Jam Tarts


Make: 80

250 gm butter / margarine
375 gm plain flour
1 1/2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tbsp ice water


Sieve flour into a mixing bowl. Rub butter or margarine gently into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Make a hollow in the centre add in egg yolks and ice water to form a dough. Don´t knead too much.

Roll pastry into 0.4cm thickness and stamp out with a cutter.Put cookies on grease baking trays lined with greased baking paper. Put about 1/2 tsp of pineapple jam filling.

Bake in a preheated oven at 180ºC for 15 minutes or till lightly brown.

For the Jam:

2 cups grated pineapple, 250 gm castor sugar, 2 cloves, 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder.

Making the jam: Bring to a boil grated pineapple, sugar , 2 cloves and 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder Let it simmer for about 30 minutes or until jam thicken stirring all the time. Cool before use.

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