Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 12 mins

A beautiful yellow filling for cakes or cookies. I like to use this in Filled Christmas Cookies as an alternate to date and mincemeat fillings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put first three ingredients in a small sauce pan.
  2. Mix well and add the rest.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring/whisking constantly until thick.
  4. Cool before filling/frosting cake.


Most Helpful

the recipe was very tasty, easy to make the only problem was it took a long to to thicken. other then that the recipe is great

Denny57 April 29, 2002

I have been experimenting with making pineapple squares and they just weren't intense enough. The pineapple didn't shine. I changed this a bit by eliminating the rind and decreasing the butter, and I cooked it on medium high heat until it started to boil. The citrus made the filling the star of the pastry instead of the other way around. Excellent.

Cdubs October 31, 2003

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