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Mince Pies

2015-01-21

Recipe Info

  • Yield : 36
  • Cook Time : 1:30 h
  • Ready In : 1:30 h

Mince pies are a true Christmas classic. Bake your own delicious mince pies following this simple festive recipe.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE PASTRY
  • 240g plain flour
  • 60g vegetable shortening
  • 60g cold butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 250ml cold water
  • approx. 350g mincemeat
  • icing sugar (for dusting)
  • FOR THE MINCEMEAT - Makes about 600ml
  • 150g soft dark brown sugar
  • 400g fresh apples, chopped
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1⁄2 tsp ground cloves
  • 75g currants
  • 75g raisins
  • 1 orange, grated zest and juiced
  • 25ml brandy
  • 3 drops almond essence
  • 1⁄2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsps honey

Method

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