This is an open-faced pineapple tarts recipe. Pineapple tarts (黄梨塔) are small, bite-size pastries topped with pineapple jam. They are very popular during festive periods, be it Chinese New Year, Hari Raya, Deepavali or Christmas. They also make your high tea an extra special one. Making pineapple tarts may be laborious especially if you are making your own jam (See our recipe on How To Make Pineapple Jam). However when done well, they are well worth the effort as they taste so much better than those purchased commercially.
These homemade flower blossom pineapple tarts have a golden finish and look dainty and pretty, like a golden and cherry sunflower. The tart pastry is extremely crumbly and buttery, they make the perfect melt-in-the-mouth pineapple tarts. So, for those who love buttery pineapple tarts that has the melt-in-the-mouth effect, THIS is the recipe for you.
Want to make your very own pineapple jam for these delicious tarts? See our recipe on How To Make Pineapple Jam! Making pineapple tarts with homemade pineapple jam instead of store-bought jam is really worth the extra effort, as the homemade jam is filled with fragrance of fresh pineapples and incredible aroma of spices. We also have an earlier recipe on How To Make Rose Pineapple Tarts, a rose-shaped variation of the traditional pineapple tarts.
As always, ENJOY!