Melting and Soft Nastar Recipe for Anti-Cracking for Eid Treats


Nastar is a classic Eid cake that many people like. This one is a soft and melt-resistant nastar that can be an option for guest treats.

Nastar known as ‘ananas taartjes’ or ‘pineapple taart’, because this pastry adapted from the Netherlands is a mini pie. Therefore the dough does not need to be shaken or stirred vigorously.

This cake has a sweet and crunchy outside with a sweet and sour jam filling. The variations in the shape and mix of the dough are very diverse. There are rolled, shaped baskets, leaves, pineapple or diamond.

If you want to make Nastar classic with a round shape, you can see the recipe below. Pay attention to the tips for making pineapple jam and the roasting process.

Melt and Soft Nastar Recipe

Total Serving Time : 90 Minute
For Presentation: 12 Portion
Recipe Title: Nastar
Category : snack
Cook : pastry
Preparation Duration : 30 Minute
Cooking Duration: 60 Minute
Total Duration : 90 Minute
Material :
  • Cake Dough:
  • 150 g butter
  • 100 g margarine
  • 20 g full cream milk powder
  • 2 chicken egg yolks
  • 80 g powdered sugar, strain
  • Sift into one:
  • 300 g low protein flour
  • 50 g cornstarch
  • Stuffing:
  • pineapple jam
  • Spread, beat together:
  • 2 chicken egg yolks
  • 1 drop of yellow cake coloring
  • 1 tbsp liquid milk
How to Make Nastar:
  1. Filling: pineapple jam can be prepared with This Recipe. Shape the jam into small balls. Set aside.
  2. Let the butter sit for a while at room temperature until slightly soft. Put in a bowl, add margarine and powdered sugar.
  3. Beat with a mixer on low speed until combined.
  4. Add the egg yolks one by one while stirring until smooth.
  5. Add the flour mixture gradually while stirring until it becomes a smooth dough. If the dough feels a little soft, store it in the refrigerator for a while.
  6. Form the dough into balls and then flatten. Fill with pineapple jam balls and roll back.
  7. Arrange on a flat baking sheet and then bake in a preheated oven at 150 C. After 10 minutes remove from the oven, let sit until slightly warm.
  8. Brush the surface with the basting material, using a small brush until smooth.
  9. Bake again for 20 minutes until evenly cooked.
  10. Remove and cool.
  11. Pack in an airtight container.
pineapple jamNastar recipe, pineapple jam Photo: special

Tips for making nastar:

1. Pineapple jam can be made the day before. If you don’t have time to make your own, you can order or buy pineapple jam at an online store. Choose one that is not too hard or uses a lot of sugar.
2. Spread Nastar can be purchased in the form of finished, egg yolk spread specifically for pastries. Available at pastry grocery stores.
3. The shape and size of the nastar can be adjusted according to taste.

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