Mincemeat Lattice Pies
4,5 / 10
ready in 1 hr 45 min.
Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the ground almonds and icing sugar.
Bind with the egg yolk and just enough milk to form a soft but firm dough. Wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hour
Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Grease 12 patty tins.
Roll out 3/4 of the pastry on a floured surface. Cut into 12 rounds with a 7 cm| 3"cutter.
Line the tins with the pastry and place a teaspoon of mincemeat in the centre of each.
Roll out the remaining pastry and cut out strips about 5mm|1/4" wide and lay on top of the filling in a lattice.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden. Sprinkle with caster sugar and cool in the tins for 10 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool completely.