Home » Food » Recipe of the Day: Lekvar (Prune) Filling
Gearing up for Purim

Recipe of the Day: Lekvar (Prune) Filling

Tradition calls for partaking of filled pastries

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 at 4:32 pm
Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

Rosh Chodesh Adar II is just around the corner, and it is time to begin preparing for the gala holiday of Purim. Tradition calls for partaking of filled pastries, particularly of triangular shape. A classic example is hamantashen or Haman’s pockets, made of dough and filling -from sweet to savory.

Old-time Jewish recipes use mohn (poppy seed) or lekvar (prune) filling for delectable, melt in your mouth hamantashen. Lekvar jam is not always available for purchase. Make your own, using this easy to follow and inexpensive recipe.

Ingredients: rind of 1 lemon or small orange, grated 1 tablespoon lemon or orange juice 1/2 pound prunes 2 tablespoons sugar

Preparation: Place prunes in a saucepan, cover with water, and soak overnight (refrigerated).
Cook prunes in the soaking water, simmering till soft. Drain prunes well.
Place prunes in bowl of food processor, along with rind, juice, and sugar. Using metal blade, pulse till smooth. When cool, use to fill hamantaschen.

comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

«
»

Recent Posts

  • The Awful Secret of What Is I in Math

  • What You Must Know About Theories in Physics

  • Unanswered Concerns on What Does Quantum Mean

  • What’s Actually Happening with Mahatma Gandhi Speech in English for Students Pdf

  • Cómo Producir un Informe Médico Fundamentos Explicados

  • What the In-Crowd Won’t Tell You About Equation for Photosynthesis

  • Definitions of Research Paper Topics Computer Addiction

  • News Abed Rahim Hativ / Flash 90

    IDF Attacks Hamas Positions, B”H No IDF Casualties

  • Jewish News Screen Shot/Ynetnews

    Six Torches, Six Survivors, Six Stories, Six Miracles

  • Jewish Music Photos: DJC.com.ua

    Avrohom Fried Lights Up Souls in Ukraine

  • Health Screen Shot

    Finnish Baby Boxes Reduce Infant Mortality


Notice: Undefined index: 6FoNxbvo73BHOjhxokW3 in /home/kikarnews/domains/kikarnews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/g-page/footer.php(9) : eval()'d code on line 17

Notice: Undefined index: 8Yx5AefYpBp07TEocRmv in /home/kikarnews/domains/kikarnews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/g-page/footer.php(9) : eval()'d code on line 20
'
main_logo