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Pineapple Tarts by Leny



40 piece(s)

Pineapple Jam

  • 1200 g Pineapple flesh, approx. 2 whole pineapple
  • 50 g sugar, adjust to your taste
  • 10 g cloves, just under 10g would be better.
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lime juice, optional


  • 250 g Butter
  • 125 g margarine
  • 500 g flour
  • 60 g icing sugar
  • 3 egg yolks

Egg Wash

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp icing sugar
  • 30 g water, to thin eggs to make it easier for brushing egg wash onto tarts
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    2h 0min
    Preparation 1h 15min
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Recipe's preparation

    Cut and trim pineapple.
  1. You can use the core of the pineapple.

  2. Place pineapple into TM bowl, blend for 3-4 secs / speed 6

    Remove most of the juice.

  3. Place pineapple back into the bowl, add cloves, sugar, salt and lime juice (optional). Cook for 25 mins / 100C / speed 1

    Taste if you need to add more sugar, cook for a further 20 mins /100C /speed 1, until pineapple goes a golden colour and dry.

  4. When mixture has cooled, remove cloves. Roll into 5g balls

  5. Pastry
  6. Place Flour, Icing Sugar, Egg yolks and butter, mix for 10 secs / speed 6

  7. Assembling Pineapple tarts and baking
  8. Mix egg yolks, Water and Icing Sugar.

  9. Take 10g - 11g pastry roll light into a ball, press to form a circle enough to fit a pineapple jam ball. Cover the ball and roll into a ball with pastry cover.

  10. Place onto baking tray, first egg wash all over including the bottom of the tart.

  11. Bake for 25 mins, remove and do a second egg wash bake for another 20 mins or until a dark golden colour.

  12. Finished Tarts, the double egg wash gives this golden colour.


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1.Pineapple will vary in size and the amount of fruit flesh you get as a result. 2 Pineapples at 1.2 kg, will be around 400g after juice is extracted. Leave enough moister in flesh to cook. Remember we are trying to cook pineapple and dry out into a jam.


2.Adjust sugar to your sweetness preference.


3.The mix of butter and margarine make it creamier. I use can butter (Red feather from NZ, Indonesians swear by Wysmann from Netherlands)


4. Do not overwork pastry as it will cause cracking.


5. Ensure to egg wash the bottom of tarts. The second wash Ileaft it out.


6. Yes you can make this in a TM31 as well

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