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Buttery Hamentashen Dough


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Buttery Hamentashen Dough

This traditional and easy hamentashen recipe always satisfies on Purim.


  • Prep Time : 15 min min
  • Ready Time : 15 min



  • 2 1/2 cups sifted unbleached flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk or milk/cream mixture
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift the flour with baking powder, then combine them in a bowl with the salt and sugar.
  3. In another bowl, combine the egg with milk and vanilla and lemon zest; mix to combine.
  4. Mix the milk mixture with the melted butter and pour the mixture into center of dry ingredients.
  5. Stir until a soft dough is formed.
  6. Knead a few times on a lightly floured work surface.
  7. Roll or pat to 1/4-inch thick.
  8. Cut into 3-inch circles and fill with between a half teaspoon and a teaspoon of your desired filling. Pinch corners into a triangle.
  9. Bake on a silicone sheet or parchment for 20 to 25 min or until slightly golden.
  10. They should not turn brown.





One Response to Buttery Hamentashen Dough

  1. when do you put in the lemon zest?

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