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Mince Pies

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Ingredients
  Mincemeat 1 1⁄2 Pound (500 - 700 Gram)
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
For pastry
  Flour 12 Ounce (375 Gram)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Ounce (90 Gram)
  Vegetable fat 3 Ounce (90 Gram)
  Iced water 3 Tablespoon
Directions

To make the pastry, sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
Add the butter and vegetable fat and cut into small pieces, then rub the fat into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Stir in enough water to bind the mixture and knead to a dough.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Roll out two-thirds of the dough to about 6 mm/1/4 in thick.
Cut out sixteen 8 cm/3 in circles.
Use to line sixteen patty tins.
Place a spoonful of mincemeat in each dough-lined tin.
Roll out die remaining dough to 6 mm/1/4 in thick and cut out sixteen 6 cm/2 1/2 in circles.
Use these as lids and press the edges to seal.
Brush the pies with milk and bake in a fairly hot oven (200°C/400°F or Gas Mark 6) for 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
Sprinkle with the sugar and serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie, Mincemeat

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4623 Calories from Fat 2515

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 283 g435.1%

Saturated Fat 104.1 g520.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 795.4 mg265.1%

Sodium 1152 mg48%

Total Carbohydrates 292 g97.3%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%

Sugars 33.3 g

Protein 216 g431.4%

Vitamin A 43.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.4% Iron 87.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mince Pies Recipe