Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins
Traditional triangular cakes eaten on Purim to symbolize Haman's hat. Servings are difficult to estimate. I have indicated 24, but it could be more or less. I don't always get the same amount.
- 4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3⁄4-1 cup sugar
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 cup margarine, softened
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- 1 teaspoon orange rind (or rind of 1 medium orange)
- 1 lb strawberries or 1 lb apricot preserves or 1 lb canned cherry pie filling or 1 lb prepared poppy seed filling (mohn) or 1 lb apple pie filling (my favorite)
- Preheat oven to 350°F Grease cookie sheets.
- Place all ingredients in a large mixer bowl and beat together.
- You may add a drop more juice or flour, depending on the consistency of the dough.
- Roll dough into a ball.
- Divide into four parts.
- On a floured board or counter roll out each portion to about 1/4" thick.
- Using a round biscuit or cookie cutter or cup, cut approximately 3" circle.
- Place on greased cookie sheet.
- Spoon 1/2 teaspoon filling in the middle of each circle.
- To shape into triangle, lift up the right& left sides, leaving the bottom down, and bring both sides to meet at the center above the filling.
- Bring top flap down to the center to meet the two sides.
- Pinch edges together.
- Bake in a 350 F preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Seems so simple. Will try it tomorrow with a friend. I add chocolate (cocoa, sugar and a drop of water) as a filling-evryone loves it.