Eden Grinshpan popped into Feedfeed Brooklyn and made Hamantaschen. Find more delicious recipes here. Find more from Eden here.
Prep time 120 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Yield: Serves or Makes 12-15
Cream the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the zest, vanilla and egg. Whisk the salt into the flour. Add the flour mixture in two stages until just combined. Don't over mix. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for at least an hour.
Roll out the dough and cut into 3-inch circles, fill and triangle them up. Bake in a 350°F oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
Place the poppy seeds in a blender and blend for 5 seconds. Heat up the milk and place in the dates, poppy seeds, honey, salt and zest. Turn on low heat and let cook down. Once thickened remove from the heat and let cool. Whisk in the egg.
Place in a pot and simmer until jammy.
Melt butter and 10 ounces of chocolate on a double burner. Separate eggs, whisk the whites with the sugar until almost stiff peaks. When the chocolate is cooled, add the yolks then fold in the whites. Fold in the cup of chocolate chips and fill the hamentaschen.