Food / 5 December, 2022 / Christina Walter

Christmas All Butter Short Crust Mince Pies

Check out this easy mince pie recipe from Dorset Pastry.

Nothing says Christmas more than the smell of freshly baked mince pies. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate this time than by enjoying some delicious mince pies with all butter shortcrust pastry.

An easy mince pie recipe

Ingredients

  • 12-24 teaspoons of Mincemeat
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • Icing / Powdered Sugar to dust the Mince Pies
  • 325g All Butter Short Crust Dorset Pastry

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180 Fan
  2. Remove the defrosted pastry from the fridge and roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface. Roll the pastry until it is about a 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Use a 3.5 inch and a 3 inch cutters and cut out 12 of each size. Place the larger sized circle into the base of your tart pan, fill with 1-2 teaspoons of mincemeat and then use some of the egg to brush around the edge of the smaller circle before ‘glueing’ on top of the mince pie. Press gently around the edges to seal the mincemeat inside the pie.
  4. Now make the rest of the mince pies in the same way. Brush the egg wash over the top of the mince pies and use a sharp knife to make two little slits on the top to allow the pressure to release.
  5. Place into a preheated oven and cook for 15-20 minutes until the pies are nice and golden brown. Remove from the oven when cooked and allow to slightly cool before removing from the baking pan and placing onto a cooling/wire rack. Dust some powdered sugar over the lids to give a lovely ‘snowy’ finish to your pies and enjoy.

Recipe from Dorset Pastry.

Read Next

Should I Buy Organic Food? What You Need To Know

Lizzie Loves Healthy: Apple Crumble Crunch Muffins

In The Spotlight

New Rosa & Blue For Silver Cross Sleep Range

The Rosa & Blue for Silver Cross sleep range is crafted from the perfect blend of soft bamboo and organic cotton. Rosa & Blue are sleepwear specialists, creating endearing essentials to ensure the softest sleep for your baby.

Discover two premium sleep sets adorned with beautiful illustrations, hand-painted exclusively for this luxurious new collection.

 

SHOP HERE

Latest posts

Product Reviews / 11 July, 2024

Best Travel Games And Accessories For A Peaceful Trip

Competitions / 11 July, 2024

WIN! A Bundle Of Preschool Books Worth £100 From Puffin Books

Recipes / 10 July, 2024

Gunpowder Prawns With Chopped Salad And Rotis

My Baba Measure / 10 July, 2024

The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

Education / 10 July, 2024

Why Are Schools Banning Smartphones?