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Blackcurrant and apple mince pies

09 November 2015

This mince pie recipe with a difference uses a mixture of blackcurrant jam, grated apple and dried mixed fruit for a modern twist.

Blackcurrant and apple mince pies
Blackcurrant and apple mince pies

Preparation time

20 minutes

Cooking time

12-15 minutes

Serves

12

Ingredients

  • 400g shortcrust or puff pastry, depending on preference
  • 6 tbsp Streamline blackcurrant jam
  • 75g mixed dried fruit
  • 1 medium eating apple, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 0% yoghurt or orange zest to serve

Method

Pre heat oven 200c/180c fan/ gas 6.

Roll out the pastry and cut 12 x 8cm circles with a fluted cutter and cut out 12 stars with a star cutter. Line a shallow bun tin with the circles.

Mix together the Streamline blackcurrant jam, dried fruit and grated apple. Place spoonfuls into the pastry cases, top with the pastry stars and brush with a little milk or beaten egg.

Bake in the oven for approximately 12 minutes until golden. Serve warm with a spoonful of 0% fat yoghurt and a sprinkling of orange zest.

Our thanks to www.streamlinefoods.co.uk for providing this recipe.

For more festive food ideas, see our collection of Christmas recipes.

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