Pineapple and pumpkin empanadas

Pineapple and pumpkin empanadas
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
Method
 
  • Pineapple filling :
  • 1 can pineapple , crushed or tidbits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Pumpkin filling :
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Empanada shells :
  • 1lb puffy pastry
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
FOR THE PINEAPPLE FILLING :
Drain pineapple and boil with sugar and cinnamon over medium heat for 30-40 minutes in a medium size pot . Stir constantly .

If the pineapple is watery , mix cornstarch and water separately and add to the boiling mixture . Do not add undiluted cornstarch to the mixture since it will form clumps .

Refrigerate before using .



FOR THE PUMPKIN FILLING :
Cook all ingredients for about 25 minutes in a medium size pot .

If the mixture is watery add some diluted cornstarch .

Refrigerate before using .



EMPANADA SHELLS :
With a rolling pin extend the puffy pastry until you get a thin sheet . It is easier to work with puffy pastry when it is cool .

Using a round large cookie cutter or plastic container , cut puffy pastry circles .

Preheat oven to 35°F ( 175°C )

Using a pastry brush apply some egg around the edge of the circle and then put some of the filling in the middle .

Fold the circle and press the edges .

With a fork press the edges to completely seal them .

Apply more egg on top for coloring and sprinkle some sugar on top .

Line empanadas on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges start turning golden brown .

Let them cool on baking racks before eating or storing them and enjoy !


Pineapple and pumpkin empanadas

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This recipe was uploaded by ClaudiaMedeiros

 
 

Method


FOR THE PINEAPPLE FILLING :
Drain pineapple and boil with sugar and cinnamon over medium heat for 30-40 minutes in a medium size pot . Stir constantly .

If the pineapple is watery , mix cornstarch and water separately and add to the boiling mixture . Do not add undiluted cornstarch to the mixture since it will form clumps .

Refrigerate before using .



FOR THE PUMPKIN FILLING :
Cook all ingredients for about 25 minutes in a medium size pot .

If the mixture is watery add some diluted cornstarch .

Refrigerate before using .



EMPANADA SHELLS :
With a rolling pin extend the puffy pastry until you get a thin sheet . It is easier to work with puffy pastry when it is cool .

Using a round large cookie cutter or plastic container , cut puffy pastry circles .

Preheat oven to 35°F ( 175°C )

Using a pastry brush apply some egg around the edge of the circle and then put some of the filling in the middle .

Fold the circle and press the edges .

With a fork press the edges to completely seal them .

Apply more egg on top for coloring and sprinkle some sugar on top .

Line empanadas on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges start turning golden brown .

Let them cool on baking racks before eating or storing them and enjoy !


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