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You will be transported to a tropical island if you make these turnovers.


  • 2 cups mango, (peeled, pitted and finely chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, (peeled, cored and finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon cold water
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed if frozen
  • 1 large egg, beaten to blend
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375̊ F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium sauce pan combine the mango, the pineapple, the granulated sugar, the juice, the vanilla, the rum and the salt. Cook over a medium heat until the mixture bubbles and the fruit is soft, about 10 - 13 minutes. Meanwhile combine the water and the cornstarch in a small cup, stir to blend and stir into the fruit mixture. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Roll each puff pastry sheet into a 12-inch square and cut into four (4) 4-inch squares. Leaving a small margin around the edges of each square spoon about 5 teaspoons of filling onto the center of each square. Fold each square, diagonally, to form a triangle. Use the tines of a fork to crimp edges.
  • Transfer turnovers to the prepared baking sheet, brush with egg and sprinkle the top of each turnover with organic sugar.
  • Bake until the tops of turnovers are a deep golden brown, about 20 - 30 minutes. Remove from oven and set pan of turnovers on a cooling rack.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Makes 8 turnovers.
  • You will be transported to a tropical island if you make these turnovers.

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