Mince Pies

Mince Pies


Ingredients

  • Sweet Pastry
  • 625g Butter
  • 325g Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 kg Plain flour
  • Mincemeat
  • 675g Mixed dried fruit
  • 225g Chopped apples
  • 225g Sugar
  • 225g melted butter
  • 4 level teaspoons marmalade
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 8 tablespoons brandy or sherry

Method

1.Cream the sugar & butter together until just combined

2. Add the eggs one at a time

3. Then add sifted flour until just combined, do not overbeat

4. Rest in fridge for 30 mins.

We Weigh the pastry into 25gm balls to fill our pie press tins, about the same size as your average mince pie tin, cut out a star shape for the top.

Mincemeat

1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and let infuse.

2. Spoon into pastry lined tin cases & top with a pastry star or lid and bake for 20-25 mins at 200c till golden brown.

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