February 17, 2010 4:13 pm at 4:13 pm #591247
Does anyone have a recipe for a chocolate filling for hamantashen?February 17, 2010 4:44 pm at 4:44 pm #674349
I’ve heard that chocolate spread works well. Never tried it, though.February 17, 2010 5:14 pm at 5:14 pm #674350
Where I live,chocolate spread is not available. Recipes,anyone?February 17, 2010 5:32 pm at 5:32 pm #674351
* 3 tablespoons flour
* 1/8 teaspoon salt
* 3/8 cup sugar
* 1 cup parve creamer
* 4 egg yolks
* 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Makes: 1 1/2 cups.
Mix the flour, salt and sugar in a saucepan and blend in a little of the cream.
Place on medium heat and stir constantly.
Add the rest of the cream and and continue stirring until the mixture reaches the consistency of medium cream sauce.
Stir a little of the sauce into the egg yolks, then pour egg yolks into the sauce in pan.
Cook for a few minutes on low heat until thickened.
Remove from heat, add vanilla and cool quickly.
If you don’t mind milchiks, use real creamFebruary 17, 2010 6:24 pm at 6:24 pm #674352
Where can’t you get chocolate spread??February 17, 2010 7:30 pm at 7:30 pm #674353
Dear Mod 80- how is this a recipe for a chocolate hamantash filling if there is no chocolate in the recipe?February 17, 2010 7:56 pm at 7:56 pm #674354
I guess it’s like the Mann
You have to imagine the chocolate.February 17, 2010 10:48 pm at 10:48 pm #674355
I have been searching for one for a long time and finally a friend gave me one. she has not tried it nor did i have a chance to…so try at your own discretion;)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon margarine
1 tablespoon non-dairy creamer or other milk substitute such as soy milk
1 tea spoon vanilla extract
Melt chocolate with margarine and milk substitute in sauce pan over low-medium heat.
Add sugar and vanilla. Stir until just melted.
Stir in beaten egg. Use immediately.February 18, 2010 5:20 am at 5:20 am #674356
What about Nutella? Anyone ever try that? For my money, Purim ain’t Purim unless the hamantashen filling is prune lekvar to which I have added finely chopped walnuts, lemon juice, and allspice. Otherwise, it is just a triangular cookie.February 18, 2010 4:38 pm at 4:38 pm #674357
I can’t use anything with nuts due to allergies in the family. Potsandpans,I’m a little afraid to try something untested and possibly ruin a batch of hamantashen.There must be someone out there who has a tried-and-true recipe for this…February 18, 2010 5:06 pm at 5:06 pm #674358
Here’s a tried and true recipe from the OU weekly newsletter:
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE FILLING (Pareve or Dairy)
4 ounces dairy or pareve pound or chiffon cake
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa, sifted
1 tablespoon butter for dairy, melted (use margarine for pareve)
1 large egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/3 cup chocolate mini chips
1. Process cake into fine crumbs and mix in sugar and cocoa. Add butter or margarine.
2. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Add chocolate syrup and juice. Fold in chocolate chips.
3. Fill hamantaschen or other cookies, strudel or Danish.
It is reprinted on this gourmet website:February 18, 2010 6:08 pm at 6:08 pm #674359
Thank you ever so much!February 18, 2010 7:29 pm at 7:29 pm #674360
Does anyone know how to make the poppy seed filling?February 18, 2010 7:32 pm at 7:32 pm #674361
POPPY SEED FILLING:
1 c. poppy seed
1/2 c. water or milk
1/4 c. honey
2 tbsp. sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 lg. egg, slightly beaten
Combine first 5 ingredients in a saucepan. Cook over moderate heat until thick, stirring constantly, about 10 minutes. Add lemon juice. Add a little of the hot mixture to the beaten egg and then stir into the remaining poppy seed mixture. Cool thoroughly before using.
Makes sufficient filling for 2 1/2 dozen Hamantaschen.February 18, 2010 9:26 pm at 9:26 pm #674362
I happen to love the Reisman packaged Hamantashen, they are better than any bakery! I crave hamentashen all month but they are sooo fattening!!!!!!!!February 18, 2010 10:02 pm at 10:02 pm #674363
Wow! Thanx mod 80! I’m going to try to make them bli neder!!
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