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Nectar Mince Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Mincemeat 1 Cup (16 tbs), prepared
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Orange rind 2 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 400°F

MAKING
2) Take a large mixing bowl and whip together sugar and butter. Stir in molasses and salt.
3) Next, mix eggs in the above mixture, adding one egg at a time and beating generously after each inclusion.
4) Further, mix raisins, nuts, orange rind and mincemeat. Stir well.
5) Now, divide the pastry into two halves and roll out one half on a floured surface, to fit loosely into a 9-inch pie plate.
6) Place the rolled out crust on the 9 inch plate and pour the filling on it.
7) Further, on the floured surface roll out the remaining half of pastry and cut it out into couple of pumpkin shapes.
8) Put these shapes over the pie and on top of the filling.
9) Lastly, place the pie pan in the preheated hot oven and bake for about 35-40 minutes, until pie is slightly tanned.

SERVING
10) Allow the pie to cool down before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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