Clementine & Apple Mince Pies with Stollen Topping

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A spin-off of traditional mince pies fused with another traditional favourite.

Per Serving: 270kcal, 15.4g Fat (3.5g Saturated), 31g Carbs (18.8g Sugars), 4g Protein, 2.4g Fibre, 0.044g Sodium

Prep:
Cook:
20 Minutes
20 to 25 Minutes
Serves: 12 mince pies
Ingredients
1 to 2 rolls sweet short crust pastry
Filling:
225g fruit mincemeat
2 clementines, peeled and finely chopped
1 large granny smith apple, peeled and grated
1/2tsp grated lemon or orange rind
Topping:
60g Madeira cake
60g ground almonds
30g caster sugar
60g butter, softened
1 large egg, yolk
3tbsp candied peel
110g marzipan, finely diced
30g flaked almonds
Icing sugar for dusting

directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190’C. Grease a 12-hole patty pan/muffin tin.
  2. Filling: Mix all the ingredients together and set aside.
  3. Roll out the pastry, and cut out circles. Press into the muffin tin holes. Add a 1 to 1 ½tsps of mincemeat in each pastry case.
  4. Topping: In the food processor bowl, add the cake, ground almonds, caster sugar, butter and egg and process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, then stir in the candied peel and marzipan.
  5. Spoon the topping over the tarts to cover. Sprinkle the flaked almonds over the top. Bake the pies for 20 to 25 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and dust with icing sugar.

Cooks Tip! These can be made ahead and frozen. Take them out when needed. Really delicious served with a Whiskey or Brand Cream