Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Ong Lai Rabbit/Rabbit Pineapple Tarts

Would like to share some of my Pineapple Tarts which i made this year.  Since this is the year of the Rabbit, i tried making some in the shape of the Rabbit and it was quite fun to make especially i had Renee helping me.  She was a great help and i should say, we were a great team.  When i had the Rabbit's body ready, which was a round piece of dough wrapped with pineapple jam, she had the Rabbit's tail, ears and nose ready for me.  Alexander, helped too, he did the egg white wash so that i could adhere the tail, ears and nose.  The Rabbits looked great and cute, before they were baked but when they came out of the oven, they had attitute.  Some lost their tails and noses and Renee blamed Alexander for doing a shoddy job in glazing.  Well, these tarts are handmade and can we expect factory-machine made tarts?

I tried making some other shapes like gold ingots, which i gave up after making a few, cos it took up too much time and it was laborious.  Besides it did not turn out so pretty.  The pineapple shape was good, easy and fast.  The next time around i would use more dough rather than more jam, then they would be better looking.


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My Asian Kitchen said...

Gong Xi Fa Cai to you and family!!☺♥☺

Sunflower said...

Gong Hei Fatt Choi!

ooy-peng said...

tried your serimuka recipe .it was excellent ---my kuih came out perfectly
your instructions were very prcise
tried many times in the past and they always came out with the green seeping into the rice part.
Again thank you for the use of your recipe


Mary said...

Lily, I couldn't let the day end without stopping by to wish you an auspicious New Year. I hope you have a grand celebration in the company of family and friends. Blessings...Mary

MeRy said...

Lost tail or long as the pineapple cookies taste great.
Gong Xi fat Chay.

Nasifriet said...

Hi Lily,

I love your "ong lai rabbit jam tarts". They are so adorable, and what appropriate way to usher the year of the rabbit. I wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Chinese Lunar New Year!

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