Jamaican Plantain Tart Recipe
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Jamaican Plantain Tart Recipe

Jamaican Plantain Tart Recipe

Jamaican patties are not the only popular pastry on the island. Have you tried Jamaican Plantain Tart?

INGREDIENTS FOR PASTRY:

  • 2 lb flour
  • 3 ½  ounces shortening
  • ½  teaspoon salt
  • ice water

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METHOD:

  1. Put flour into cold basin.
  2. Add salt & mix .
  3. Cut shortening into small parts .
  4. Add to flour .
  5. Rub shortening & flour until the mixture is like fine crumbs .
  6. Bind the flour mixture by using a tablespoon & cold water to make a stiff paste .
  7. Mix with a baking knife & then shape pastry into a ball .
  8. Roll out the pastry with a rolling pin then cut into round shapes
  9. Bake the patties on an ungreased baking sheet for 30 to 35 minutes

INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING:

  • 2 crushed well riped plantains
  • ½  cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • ½  teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Red food coloring (optional)

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METHOD:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a pot. Add ½ teaspoon red food coloring.
  2. Turn fire on low heat
  3. Cook for 2 min
  4. When cool use as fill for pastry

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