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Festive Food

Find Yummy delicious mince pies hand-made by our very own Linda. After all that shopping it is just what the doctor ordered! Here is her secret recipe and the method she uses to get the perfect mince pie.

Ingredients:

  • 225g Plain Flour
  • 135g Butter
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • Good Quality Mincemeat

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven 180C, Gas Mark 4
  2. Put the flour into a food processor, chop the butter and add to the flour
  3. Separate the egg and mix the yolk with the sugar and 4 tsp cold water. Mix.
  4. Process the flour and butter to fine crumbs and with the machine still running add the liquid as quickly as possible. process until it forms a ball in the centre. DO NOT over process.
  5. Remove from the processor and chill for half an hour.
  6. Roll out thinly and cut out into circles
  7. Place in a greased bun tray and add a spoonful of mincemeat

Bake 12 - 15 mins, depending on the size until the pastry is cooked. Cool a little then carefully remove from the tray