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Mincemeat Pies

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  Plain flour 10 Ounce
  Almonds 1 Ounce
  Butter 6 Ounce
  Sugar 3 Ounce
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Mincemeat 1 Pound
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Icing sugar 1 Tablespoon

1) Preheat slow oven hot to 400°F, 200°C or Gas No. 6.

2) In a large basin sieve flour.
3) Mix the ground almonds in it.
4) Cut in small pieces of butter and rub into mixture evenly.
5) Stir in sugar and grated lemon rind.
6) In a bowl, add eggs yolks, milk, and dry ingredients. Mix lightly.
7) Stir to make firm dough.
8) On a lightly floured board add the dough and knead until smooth.
9) Chill for 30 minutes.
10) Unroll the pastry on a lightly floured working surface using a floured plain or fluted cutter. Make forty-eight circles of pastry.
11) In a lightly greased tartlet tins arrange twenty-four pastry. Prepare in batches if necessary.
12) In a bowl mix mincemeat with brandy.
13) Put a teaspoonful of mixture at the centre of each pastry circle. Do not overfill pies.
14) Wet the edges of pastry and cover each one with a pastry top.
15) Seal the edges and snip two slits in the top of each with scissors.
16) Place in the centre of oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

17) Dust with icing sugar and serve hot with brandy butter or cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Pie, Mincemeat
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4209 Calories from Fat 2157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 244 g375.6%

Saturated Fat 123.8 g619%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 960.7 mg320.2%

Sodium 466 mg19.4%

Total Carbohydrates 337 g112.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.2%

Sugars 104 g

Protein 147 g294.3%

Vitamin A 90.3% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 22.2% Iron 14.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mincemeat Pies Recipe