Mince Pies, the traditional English Christmas pastry


For Christmas, make Mince Pies, the traditional pastry of the United Kingdom at this time of the year.

The Anglo-Saxons usually eat them at the end of a meal, or for tea time, accompanied by a hot drink and a custard.

Ingredients for 12 Mince Pies:

- Mincemeat Robertson's

- 250 g of flour

- 1 egg

- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

- 125 g of melted butter + 20 g for the mold

- 40 g of sugar

- 1 pinch of salt


1/ Mix the flour with the baking powder and a pinch of salt.

2/ Add the melted butter, sugar and egg. Mix everything until a smooth paste is obtained.

3/ Place the rolled dough in a ball for 2 hours in the refrigerator.

4/ Preheat thermostat oven 7 (210 °C).

5/ Spread the dough then cut 12 discs with a round and fluted cutter. Cut out 12 smaller discs with a round, smooth cookie cutter.

6/ Butter the tartlets. Place the largest dough discs there.

7/ Garnish with Robertson's Mincemeat mixture and cover with small discs. Assemble the edges.

8/ Cook for 20 minutes.

9/ Sprinkle with icing sugar.

Mince Pies

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Article written by Manon C.

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