Home-made mince pie recipe with luxury mincemeat and almonds.

  • Serves: 12 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • British
    • Vegetarian

    The Mince Pie Extraordinaire

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    1 pack Specially Selected Ready Rolled Shortcrust Pastry

    250g Specially Selected Luxury Mincemeat

    70g Perfect for Baking Spread

    70g Caster Sugar

    ½ tsp Almond Essence

    1 medium Egg

    40g Self Raising Flour

    50g Ground Almonds

    20g Flaked Almonds

    Butter to grease the tray

    Method

    Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5.

    Lightly grease a 12-hole shallow non-stick bun tray.

    Put the flour, sugar, baking spread, ground almonds, almond essence and egg into a food processor and process to a smooth paste.

    Unroll the pastry. Cut 12 circles with an 8cm plain cutter.

    Gently press the pastry circles into the bun tray holes.

    Divide the mincemeat between the pastry circles.

    Top with the almond paste.

    Sprinkle over some flaked almonds.

    Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.

    Allow to cool slightly in the tin before taking out.

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