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Mum's Fruit Mince Pies

Date: 14-Dec-2018

 

Nana's Mince Pies

1. Cream the butter until light and fluffy

2. Add the sugar and beat for a further 2 minutes.

3. Add the egg and beat until well combined.

4. Slowly add the flour until it is all combined.

5. Remove pastry from mixer bowl and wrap in cling film.Place in the refrigerator and chill for 30 minutes.

6. Roll pastry out to 3mm thickness. Using a 7cm round cookie cutter, cut out 48 pastry rounds and line a greased patty tin with 24 of them.

7. Fill the pastry shells with the fruit mince.
8. Place the remainder pastry circles on top of the fruit mince.

9. Using a teaspoon or fork, press the pastry edges gentlytogether to seal.

10. Brush with a little milk and sprinkle with extra sugar. 11. Bake at 180°c for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

 

INGREDIENTS

FILLING

1 500g jar of fruit mince

1 qty. of sweet short crust pastry (see below)

SWEET SHORTCRUST PASTRY

250g butter
3⁄4 cup caster sugar
3 cups self raising flour1 egg
1Tbsp. milk
1Tbsp. sugar extra
1 tsp. sugar