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Dec 1, 2020 5:11 AM CST Let's Cook Mince Pies
RecipeLet's COOK!‘Elves Favourite’ Mince Pies

These fabulous festive treats are a must for Christmas!
.Makes: 12 Prep time:
30 mins Cooking time: 12-15m insIngredients•
125g unsalted butter, cubed and chilled•
50g icing sugar•
1 egg, beaten•
Fine grated zest of ½ orange•
250g plain flour•
200g mincemeat•
1tbsp milk•
1tbsp caster sugar
Method1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6
.2. Place the butter and icing sugar into a bowl and crumble by hand until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs or use a food processor if available.
3. Add the orange rind and egg and mix together
.4. Finally, add the flour and kneed until the pastry comes together into a ball. Wrap and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
5.
Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface, to the thickness of a £1 coin.
Cut out 12 circles and place these into a 12-hole bun tin
.6.
Divide the mincemeat between the pastry cases
then cut out slightly smaller circles for the tops, pressing them down to seal.
Cut small stars or other fun shapes to use any remaining pastr y.
7.
Brush the tops with the milk, add the stars then brush those with milk too.8.
Sprinkle the caster sugar over the mince pies before baking for 12-15 minutes, until golden.
Dec 1, 2020 5:25 AM CST Let's Cook Mince Pies
tomcatty: RecipeLet's COOK!‘Elves Favourite’ Mince Pies

These fabulous festive treats are a must for Christmas!
.Makes: 12 Prep time:
30 mins Cooking time: 12-15m insIngredients•
125g unsalted butter, cubed and chilled•
50g icing sugar•
1 egg, beaten•
Fine grated zest of ½ orange•
250g plain flour•
200g mincemeat•
1tbsp milk•
1tbsp caster sugar
Method1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6
.2. Place the butter and icing sugar into a bowl and crumble by hand until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs or use a food processor if available.
3. Add the orange rind and egg and mix together
.4. Finally, add the flour and kneed until the pastry comes together into a ball. Wrap and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
5.
Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface, to the thickness of a £1 coin.
Cut out 12 circles and place these into a 12-hole bun tin
.6.
Divide the mincemeat between the pastry cases
then cut out slightly smaller circles for the tops, pressing them down to seal.
Cut small stars or other fun shapes to use any remaining pastr y.
7.
Brush the tops with the milk, add the stars then brush those with milk too.8.
Sprinkle the caster sugar over the mince pies before baking for 12-15 minutes, until golden.
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Dec 1, 2020 6:22 AM CST Let's Cook Mince Pies
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Childhood flashback! One of my grandmothers made them. heart1

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Dec 1, 2020 7:01 AM CST Let's Cook Mince Pies
CossackCat: Mince Pies

Childhood flashback! One of my grandmothers made them.

God Save The Queen
Your Grandmother was the Queen wow

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