Mince Pies with Orange Pastry Recipe

Mince Pies with Orange Pastry Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 18

225 g

30 g

10 ml

150 g

1

60 ml

225 g

1

 

Plain flour

Icing sugar

Ground cinnamon

Butter

Grated rind of orange

Iced water

Mincemeat

Egg, beaten, to glaze

Icing sugar, for dusting

Method :
  • Sift together the flour, icing sugar and cinnamon. Rub in the butter until it resembles find breadcrumbs. Stir in the grated orange rind.
  • Mix to a firm dough with the water. knead lightly, then roll out to a 4mm thickness. Using a 7cm round biscuit cutter, stamp out 18 circles, then stamp out 18 smaller circles.
  • Line two bun tins with the larger circles. Place a small spoonful of mincemeat into each pastry case and top with the smaller pastry circles. pressing the edges to seal.
  • Glaze the tops with egg and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 200oC/400oF/Gas 6.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Serve just warm, dusted with icing sugar.

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