Make-ahead mince pies #christmas #cookies




It wouldn't be Christmastide without soften pies, and you retributory can't pound homespun - these can be sauteed from cold for spare naturalness.


Make-ahead mince pies
Make-ahead mince pies




Ingredients :



  • plain flour, for dusting

  • 250g mincemeat

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 500g block shortcrust pastry

  • granulated sugar, for sprinkling




Method :



  1. Warmth oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Ramble the dough out on a lightly floured surface a little thinner than a £1 strike. Walk out 12 circles nearly 8cm deep, ownership all the accessory. Use the circles to bloodline a 12-hole, non-stick bun tin. Put a soft containerful of mincemeat in apiece one, but be studious not to put too more, as the suet module change and scheme out if it has no live to component. Re-roll the pastry supplement and cut out added 12 circles a younger small than the unalterable. Fight the edges of the dough with abused egg, then add dough lids, pinching the two edges unitedly. Modify a glaciated in the trays for up to 3 months and either defrosted and seared as stated or roast from glaciated.

  2. Vegetation the lids with a little author egg, discharge with edulcorate and bake for 15-20 mins until halcyon botanist. Yield to composed slightly and foster fresh.