Thursday, December 23, 2004

Mince pie recipe

Mince Pies
This is an adaptation of Marguerite Patten's biscuit pie crust:
250g/10oz plain flour
50g/2oz ground almonds
6oz butter
2 tsp icing sugar
1 egg yolk
water to mix

Rub butter into the flour, almonds and sugar and add a little water to mix into dough. Roll out pastry and cut into circles. Add mincemeat and whatever shaped lids you like.
Makes about 24 mince pies, using mince pie tins
Bake at 200C for 10-12 minutes
Dust with icing sugar when they come out of the oven


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