Star Topped Mincement Pies

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Star Topped Mincement Pies
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
241
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 <none> contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie241 kcal(11 %)
Protein2.29 g(2 %)
Fat13.67 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates25.96 g(17 %)
Sugar added5.99 g(24 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A103.41 mg(12,926 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.41 mg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁0.15 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1.59 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate33.63 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.13 mg(2 %)
Biotin0.5 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.04 μg(1 %)
Vitamin C0.98 mg(1 %)
Potassium60.44 mg(2 %)
Calcium14.13 mg(1 %)
Magnesium6.52 mg(2 %)
Iron1.03 mg(7 %)
Iodine1.07 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.18 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.7 g
Cholesterol39.39 mg
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Ingredients

for
24
For the mince pies
3 cups
0.333 cup
¾ cup
butter (diced)
1
egg yolk (beaten)
2 tablespoons
14 ounces
To decorate
For the brandy butter
¾ cup
¾ cup
6 tablespoons

Preparation steps

1.
For the mince pies: sift the flour and icing sugar into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
2.
Stir in the egg yolk and just enough water to form a dough. Knead lightly until smooth, then wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
3.
Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Grease 24 mini muffin tins.
4.
Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface, about 2mm| 1/6" thick. Cut out rounds using a 6cm|2 1/2" cookie cutter. Line the tins with the dough. Stamp out mini stars from the re-rolled trimmings.
5.
Spoon a generous teaspoon of mincemeat into each pastry case and top with a mini star.
6.
Bake for 12-15 minutes until pale golden. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely. Sift a little icing sugar over the pies.
7.
For the brandy butter: beat the butter until very soft, then beat in the sugar until smooth Gradually add the brandy, beating well until thoroughly incorporated. Spoon into a serving dish.