Frangipane mince pies

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Yields12 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

 1 quantity sweet shortcrust pastry
 Mincemeat
 125g Ground Almonds
 125g caster sugar
 75g unsalted butter
 3 medium eggs
 1 tsp cornflour
 A few flakes almonds -optional

1

Heat the oven to 180c

2

Grease a 12 whole muffin tin

3

Roll out the pastry and cut out 12 circles using a straight cutter

4

Put into the greased holes

5

Add a spoonful of mincemeat to the pastry cases

6

Now cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy .

7

Beat in the eggs one at a time, until the mixture is smooth.

8

Stir through the almonds and cornflour.

9

Top each mince pie with the mix .

10

If liked cut out some stars or holly from the remaining pastry and sit on the frangipane or sprinkle with flaked almonds

11

Put in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.

12

Cool on a rack and dust with icing sugar

Ingredients

 1 quantity sweet shortcrust pastry
 Mincemeat
 125g Ground Almonds
 125g caster sugar
 75g unsalted butter
 3 medium eggs
 1 tsp cornflour
 A few flakes almonds -optional

Directions

1

Heat the oven to 180c

2

Grease a 12 whole muffin tin

3

Roll out the pastry and cut out 12 circles using a straight cutter

4

Put into the greased holes

5

Add a spoonful of mincemeat to the pastry cases

6

Now cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy .

7

Beat in the eggs one at a time, until the mixture is smooth.

8

Stir through the almonds and cornflour.

9

Top each mince pie with the mix .

10

If liked cut out some stars or holly from the remaining pastry and sit on the frangipane or sprinkle with flaked almonds

11

Put in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.

12

Cool on a rack and dust with icing sugar

Frangipane mince pies

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