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Christmas Fruit Mince Pies

Christmas Fruit Mince Pies
Yields 24
Very rich tasty Christmas snacks
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Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
35 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
35 min
Fruit mince ingredients
  1. 1 lemon, juice and skin cut into small pieces
  2. about 1 cup mixed dried fruit - raisins, sultanas, figs
  3. 1 apple chopped into small pieces
  4. about 100ml fruit juice
  5. allspice
  6. cinnamon
  7. ginger
  8. 1 T brown sugar
  9. 1 T white sugar
Pastry ingredients
  1. 2.5 cup flour
  2. 2.5 T sugar
  3. 1 T vanilla essence
  4. pinch salt
  5. 1 egg
  6. 2 T vegetable oil
  7. 1 T baking powder
  8. Milk
Fruit Mince
  1. Stir while bringing to boil and then cook on low heat for about 20 minutes.
  2. Refrigerate for 24 hours or more if possible.
  1. Sift flour and baking powder, add sugar, vanilla, salt, egg, and oil. Mix and form a dough slowly adding milk while the dough has a firm consistency.
  2. Chill the pastry dough in the refrigerator if possible.
  1. Roll pastry into a thin sheet. Cut our circles large enough to fit the muffin pan. Fill with fruit mince (about 1 dessert spoon). Cut out star shapes from the pastry for tops.
  2. Bake at 180ÂșC for 15 minutes.
  3. Dust tops with icing sugar.
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