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Paul Hollywood’s Fruit-Filled Mince Pie Recipe

Mince pies; the epitome of the run-up to Christmas (except maybe Advent)! And this may be the best mince pie recipe that I’ve ever come across. Thrown together by Paul Hollywood and demonstra…

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Unbelievably easy mince pies

Unbelievably easy mince pies | Rub 225g cold diced butter into 350g plain lour, then mix in 100g golden caster sugar and pinch of salt. Combine into ball and knead briefly. Chill or immediately press walnut-size balls into muffin tin. Add filling and cover with another round of pastry. Brush egg on tops. Bake in 200C for 15 mins.


Star-Topped Mince Pies

Star-Topped Mince Pies:This is the way I make my mince pies, and there is no changing me or them: they are small, to be popped straight into the mouth in one go; the pastry is plain, the better to contrast with the rich, fruited filling; and they have not full casings but little stars as lids, which makes them look beautiful and taste flutteringly light.

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Mince pies with shortbread pastry recipe

Put an imaginative on your usual mince pie recipe by adding shortbread pastry

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Orange pastry mince pies

2014 mince pies. Needed less liquid than stated. Good short pastry, easy to work. Good Food reader Helen Carmichael shares her homemade citrus pastry recipe - perfect for filling with your own mincemeat