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I need to fine a substitute for nectarines in hummantashins

asked by Dana about 5 years ago

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Monita
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added about 5 years ago

A traditional filling for hamantaschen is prune butter which you can make. Never heard of nectarines as filling - must be good

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RespectThePastry
added about 5 years ago

They can also be found filled with poppyseed filling, which can be homemade or bought in cans in the baking section of the grocery store. Hammantaschen can be filled with anything really, if you aren't bent on making them traditional. I would go for something fun and seasonal like an apple/cinnamon filling (chop apples and cook them down with a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar to taste, salt and lemon juice).

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PazzoNico
added about 5 years ago

Peaches are a fine sub for nectarines.

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amysarah
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added about 5 years ago

Apricot jam is a hamantaschen filling I've encountered a lot.

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pierino
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added about 5 years ago

Which desert are lost in? Asked T.E Lawrence. ;)

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ChefJune
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added about 5 years ago

Thank you pierino! my thought also. :D Never heard of nectarine filling for Hamantaschen, altho I don't know why not, except I like my fillings to be dark. (Haman's hat was black, after all.) I fill my Hamantaschen with poppy seed, prune, blueberry or chopped chocolate to achieve that effect. They all taste great.

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Dana
added about 5 years ago

Thanks for all the options!!! I will try them all!

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