Try out this amazing Maltese dish and impress your family and friends


  • 400g sugar
  • 400g margarine
  • 600g flour
  • 600g coconut
  • vanilla
  • lemon zest
  • jam


  1. 1. Mix the sugar and margarine and continue blending them until the mixture becomes like cream.

  2. 2. Then you can add the flour, vanilla, coconut and lemon zest.

  3. 3. Mix all the ingredients well.

  4. 4. Pick some of the mixture, roll it in your hand until it forms a ball.

  5. 5. Place the pastini in a dish.

  6. 6. Heat the oven at a medium temperature.

  7. 7. Put the dish in the oven for around ten minutes.

  8. 8. Let the pastini cool down before serving and put some jam on top of them.