Divide a block of thawed Jus-Rol™ Frozen Puff pastry into 2 equal halves and roll out each large enough to cut out a 20 cm/8″ disc from each. Finally brush the top with beaten egg white before baking. Use a cutter that is slightly larger than your bases. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit (raisins, apple, orange, mixed peel), spices, and sometimes alcohol. Use a cutter that is slightly larger than your bases. Again this is done to prevent the pastry from stretching as you lift it which in turn would result in shrinkage in baking. Start to build the Scottish Mince Beef Pie. Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics. Bake for 12-15 minutes until risen and golden brown. Sweet. We managed to get around 12 using our 48mm (1 7/8 inch) cutter, but you might get slightly more or less depending on the size of your cutter and how close your kids manage to get the bases from the sheet. How to make puff pastry mince pies. Please note that depending on the settings you choose, the full functionality of the website may no longer be available. Perfect for nibbles or as a starter, try this recipe for easy mince pie mincemeat squares – made with Jus-Rol’s ready rolled puff pastry. Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C for fan assisted ovens)/425°F/Gas M7. Put everything in a bowl and mix. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. You need a little less pastry for the base, so cut a slightly larger piece for the top. Use the plate to check that it is large enough. Line the plate with the pastry and cut off any excess. ), but sometimes I don’t have the time to make traditional ones with shortcrust pastry and that’s where these come in. Let it rest in the tin for few minutes until slightly cooled down. To make it at home all you need is some raisins, currants, some chopped mixed peel, an apple grated, some lemon juice, mixed spiced, brown sugar and some brandy. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. Knead it for 2 minutes and leave it aside covered for 15 mins. Brush with the egg and sprinkle a few flaked almonds on top of each little pie, then pop both trays in the oven for about 25 minutes, until cooked and golden brown. 2 cm/just under 1″. If you use ready rolled puff pastry (like we do) you’ll just need to cut out the base and lid for each mince pie before adding some mincemeat. 50g unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small cubes. They’re also lighter and can be smaller making them a great (almost) bite sized treat. Pop your baking tray in the oven and bake the mince pies for 10-15 minutes. They can be used for targeted advertising / offers, limiting ad serving or measuring the effectiveness of a promotional campaign. Brush the egg round the edge of the pastry base. icing sugar to dust *PUFF PASTRY. I’ve linked this recipe up to #CookBlogShare hosted by Every day healthy recipes. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Place second pastry disc over base pastry and filling and press edges firmly together. Required fields are marked *. Cut out a top for each of your mince pies from the remaining pastry. 100g mincemeat* 1 egg, lightly beaten. My name is Helen, and I’m a Mum of two little ones (4 & 6). Now slowly add the water so you have not too soft a dough. Have you tried my Puff Pastry Mince Pie Swirls recipe yet? See more. 20g ground almonds. Preheat your oven to 180C / 170C Fan or 350F and line a large baking tray with baking paper. In a bowl mix the flour and salt and add the small cubes of butter and rub it into the flour until you get breadcrumb texture. Lay the puff pastry sheet out and cut some bases, using a round cutter. To re- roll puff pastry once you have cut something out from the main piece, layer up all the trimmings, folding to achieve approximately an even stack. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. Spread almond filling on one disc – leaving a border all round of approx.