Sunday 15 December 2019

Minced pie

Minced pie

Minced pie

1 jar mincemeat

Sweet Pastry

300g plain flour

125g caster sugar

150g butter

1 egg

Put all ingredients into mixer and mix until bound together.

Wrap in cling film and allow to rest.

Crumble Topping

250g plain flour

110g caster sugar

110g butter

50g desiccated coconut

75g flaked almonds

Rub all the ingredients together. Add a little ground cinnamon if you wish.

Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4

Grease and line your tin.

Cut out discs of pastry and use them to line a 12 cup bun tray/mini muffin tin.

Spoon some of the mincemeat into each of the pastry line cups and then top with the crumble topping.

Bake for 15-18 minutes and serve with some freshly whipped cream with the addition of Irish whiskey.

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