Apricot & Strawberry Preserve Hamentashen
A little background on the hamentashen...
"While there is an old legend that Haman wore a three-cornered hat, and to commemorate his downfall, we eat a three-cornered pastry,14 there is a deeper significance as well.
The Midrash says that when Haman recognized (the merit of) our three forefathers, his strength immediately weakened. Because of this, we eat three-cornered pastries and call them “Haman weakeners (tashen).” (-http://www.chabad.org/)
All Purpose Flour
4 Large Eggs
1 Sumo Orange
step by step recipe as follows:
Step 2: in a (new) large bowl, combine all the wet ingredients.
A. Slowly incorporate the dry mix (1/4 at a time).
B. Mixing in-between each addition of the dry mixture.
C. when you finish combining the two mixtures you should be left with a sticky dough.
D. Shape the dough into a disk, wrap with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator over night.
& CUT OUT
H A M A N 'S
H A T S H A P E!
step 5: Fill the spaces in with the apricot & strawberry preserves, lightly brush with egg wash, then bake at 375 degrees for 10-13 minutes.