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Mince Pie Recipe

Mince Pie Recipe

A mince pie (also mincemeat pie in New England, and fruit mince pie in Australia and New Zealand) is a sweet pie of English origin filled with mincemeat, a mixture of fruit and spices.

It is traditionally served during the Christmas season.

 

 

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

2 cups plus more

1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter (50% butter/50% lard)

3/4 teaspoon sea salt 

1 tablespoon sugar

ice water

Minced meat

DIRECTIONS ON MINCE PIE RECIPE

Preheat oven to 375˚ F (190˚ C)

Cut the butter into the flour with two knives or a pastry cutter, then add the sugar and enough ice water  so the pastry comes together without falling apart.

Roll out the dough to about 1/4″ and cut into rounds to place into cupcake tins or small tartlet tins.

Put the mincemeat filling into a medium bowl.

Fill the pastry cases with some mincemeat. Top with a star or cover entirely with another piece of pastry.

Place the mince pies on a baking tray into preheated oven.

Bake for about 15 to 18 minutes until the pastry becomes a golden brown color.

sprinkle with a little sugar, immediately after being removed from the oven.

Serve with ice cream or tea. Store in an airtight container.

 

ADDITIONAL TIPS

Don’t add to much water if you want a tough dough.  You could add an egg yolk instead of the water.

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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Mince Pie Recipe

Serves: 5 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 100 calories 5 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plus more
  • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ice water
  • Minced meat

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375˚ F (190˚ C)
  • Cut the butter into the flour with two knives or a pastry cutter, then add the sugar and enough ice water  so the pastry comes together without falling apart.
  • Roll out the dough to about 1/4″ and cut into rounds to place into cupcake tins or small tartlet tins.
  • Put the mincemeat filling into a medium bowl.
  • Fill the pastry cases with some mincemeat. Top with a star or cover entirely with another piece of pastry.
  • Place the mince pies on a baking tray into preheated oven.
  • Bake for about 15 to 18 minutes until the pastry becomes a golden brown color.
  • sprinkle with a little sugar, immediately after being removed from the oven.
  • Serve with ice cream or tea. Store in an airtight container.

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