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Mince pies

5
5
5
  • SmartPoints value per serving
  • Prep: 30 Mins
  • Cook: 20 Mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Difficulty: Easy

Mince pies

5
Prep: 30 Mins
Cook: 20 Mins
Serves: 12
Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

  • 4 spray(s) Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 225g Plain White Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoons Salt
  • 100g Low Fat Spread
  • 5 level teaspoons Icing Sugar
  • 1 medium Egg, whole, raw, beaten
  • 5 tablespoons Mincemeat
  • 1 medium Apple(s), peeled and finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6. Mist a non-stick patty tin with cooking spray.
  2. Put the flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Using your fingertips, rub in the spread until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.Using a knife, stir in 3 tsp of the icing sugar and most of the egg until the mixture comes together (add a few drops of cold water if it becomes too dry).
  3. Roll the dough into a ball, wrap in clingfilm then chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  4. Lightly dust a work surface with flour then roll out the pastry to around 5mm thick. Using a 7.5cm cutter, stamp out 12 rounds, re-rolling the trimmings as needed. Using a 6cm-wide star-shaped cutter, stamp out 12 stars from the remaining pastry. Press the rounds into base of the prepared tin. Combine the mincemeat and apple in a bowl then spoon the filling between the patty tin holes. Top with the star pastry then brush over the remaining egg.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Set aside to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and sprinkle over the remaining icing sugar.

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