Christmas Mince Pies

Authorkaren@myhealthylife.meCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

This is a great recipe. Remember to make the mincemeat first. I always manage to make about 18 mince pies as I make the pies slightly smaller. I like to serve these slightly warmed. They are so very tasty!

Yields18 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time50 mins
 180 g flour
 A pinch salt
 75 g butter
 120 g homemade mincemeat (see recipe)
 1 egg
 1 tbsp milk
 3 tsp icing sugar
1

Sift the flour and salt together and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add enough cold water to make a firm dough. Knead lightly and chill for 10 minutes.

2

Preheat oven to 200°C.

3

Lightly grease tartlet tin with butter.
Roll out the pastry and cut into 12 - 18, 7 cm rounds. Place them in the tartlet tins and fill each with 2 teaspoons of mincemeat. Roll out the trimmings and cut into stars, position on top. Brush top with beaten egg and milk.

4

Bake for 15-20 mins until golden.
Cool and dust with icing sugar before serving.

Ingredients

 180 g flour
 A pinch salt
 75 g butter
 120 g homemade mincemeat (see recipe)
 1 egg
 1 tbsp milk
 3 tsp icing sugar

Directions

1

Sift the flour and salt together and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add enough cold water to make a firm dough. Knead lightly and chill for 10 minutes.

2

Preheat oven to 200°C.

3

Lightly grease tartlet tin with butter.
Roll out the pastry and cut into 12 - 18, 7 cm rounds. Place them in the tartlet tins and fill each with 2 teaspoons of mincemeat. Roll out the trimmings and cut into stars, position on top. Brush top with beaten egg and milk.

4

Bake for 15-20 mins until golden.
Cool and dust with icing sugar before serving.

Christmas Mince Pies

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