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Christmas Mince Pies

Pastry

2 cups of flour
Pinch of salt
120g Butter
1 egg
¼ cup of water

Sift flour onto a cold surface, make a well into the centre and add the salt, chopped butter, egg and water. Work the ingredients together with the fingertips, gradually blending in the flour.

Knead lightly until smooth. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 30 mins. 

Filling

½ a container of Tasti Old English Fruit Mince
1 apple, peeled, cored and grated/finely diced
Grated rind of 1 orange or lemon
1 Tbs of Brandy (optional)

Combine the fruit mince, apple, rind and brandy and cook gently until the apple is soft. Cool slightly.

Roll out pastry and arrange in your pie tins. Spoon in a teaspoon of your fruit mince and cover with a pastry lid. (Don’t overfilled or it may boil out)

Bake at 180 for 12-15 mins. Dust with icing sugar before serving. 

 
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