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Luxury Mince pies


Lovely rich mince pies with double shortcrust pastry for Christmas

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  • 350g ready to roll short crust pastry
  • 1 jar luxury minced meat
  • icing sugar for dusting


servings 12
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Luxury Mince pies - Step 1

Roll out the pastry to 1 cm. thickness. Use a round fluted pastry cutter and cut out 12 pastry rounds.

Step 2

Grease a 12 holes petty tin. Line each hole with a piece of cut out pastry. Place a large teaspoon of minced meat on each pastry.

Step 3

Roll out the rest of the excess pastry. Cut out 12 round pastry discs using a smaller round cutter. Moisten the edge of each disc and press on top of each mince pie. Cut each mince pie with 2 slits.

Step 4

Bake in the centre of the oven at Gas mark 6/200C for 20-25 minutes. remove from the oven. cool the mince pies on a wire rack

Step 5

Dust with icing sugar. Serve warm with cream or brandy butter.


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