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Christmas Mince Pies

Wed, 15 December 2021

Christmas Mince Pies

Recipe:
Mince Pies -
What you need:
225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
100g packet Shamrock Ground Almonds
125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
1 Egg (beaten)
A little water, if necessary
450g/1lb Jar Mincemeat
Icing sugar

How to:
Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly grease patty/bun tins.
Put flour, sugar and ground almonds into a mixing bowl and mix well together.
Rub butter/margarine through the dry ingredients. Add the egg and water, if required and mix to a soft dough.
Turn onto a lightly floured board and gently knead.
Cover with cling film and keep in fridge until ready to use. The pastry will keep for about three days.
Roll pastry on a floured board and cut rounds or stars with a cutter to fit greased bun/patty tins. Put a teaspoon of mincemeat in each and cut a lid from remaining pastry to put on top. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Dust with icing sugar.

 

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