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Prep

40 mins

Bake

15 mins

Serves

16

Difficulty

Medium

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There is nothing like homemade mince pies, this recipe is made with apples and cranberries to give a little edge to each bite.

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Golden Caster

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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/Gas 5.

Step 2

Grease a 12 hole tart tin.

Step 3

Make the filling by mixing together the apple, cranberries and mincemeat.

For the pastry

Step 1

Cut the butter into small pieces and, in a large bowl, rub it into the flour until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Add the sugar, egg yolks and satsuma juice and mix together.

Step 3

Roll the pastry into a ball and divide into quarters.

Step 4

Roll out one piece, cut out 8 circles, just big enough to line the tins. Repeat with another quarter to make 16 circles.

Step 5

Roll out the next two quarters one at a time, and cut 8 stars out of each, about the same size as the tart tin holes.

Step 6

Cooking in 2 batches, add the pastry circles to the tin, spoon in some filling and top with the stars.

Step 7

Brush with milk and bake for 15 mins until the pastry is cooked and golden. Leave to cool slightly, then dust with icing sugar.

Ingredients – 10 items

Serving

1

Butter

Cold butter, unsalted

Plus extra for greasing

115 g
Apples

Bramley apples

Cored and grated

2
Cranberries

Cranberries

75 g
Mincemeat-christmas

Mincemeat

400 g
Flour

Plain flour

225 g
Fairtrade Golden Caster

Fairtrade Tate & Lyle Golden Caster Cane Sugar

1 tbsp
Eggs

Large egg yolk

2
Orange

Orange

Juiced

1
Milk

Milk

For brushing

1 tbsp
Fairtrade Cane Icing Sugar

Icing sugar

For dusting

1 tbsp

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