fbpx

FRUIT MINCE PIES

PREP TIME: 30 MINS

COOKING TIME: 1 HOUR 40 MIN

SERVES: 12

INGREDIENTS

1 egg, lightly beaten for glaze
Coffee sugar crystals, to sprinkle
Sweet shortcrust pastry
400g Spud Lite potatoes
1 cup (150g) plain flour
2 tablespoons cornflour
2 tablespoons caster sugar
80g unsalted butter, diced
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

½ cup (35g) coarsely grated apple
¼ cup (20g) finely diced pear
¾ cup (105g) dried cranberries
¾ cup (120g) currants
¼ cup (40g) sultanas
¼ cup (40g) raisins
¼ cup (40g) citrus mixed peel
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon mixed spice
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
zest and juice of ½ orange
zest and juice of ½ lemon
2 tablespoons brandy

METHOD

Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced) and lightly grease a 12 hole shallow patty pan.

Bake potatoes with skin on in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until very tender, to help dehydrate the potatoes. Remove skins and mash the potato until smooth. Set aside to cool completely.

In a food processor combine flours, sugar, and butter together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Add 200g cooled mashed potato and pulse until the mixture just starts coming together. Remove from
the food processor and bring the pastry together on a lightly floured surface. Shape into a flat disk, wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

For the fruit mince, combine all the ingredients together in a small saucepan over medium heat,
stirring until combined. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally often until fruit
plumps and absorbs liquid. Remove from heat and cool completely.

Roll pastry to 5mm thick on a lightly floured surface and cut out 12 x 8 cm rounds to line the base of
each patty pan. Place 2 teaspoons of the cooled fruit mince into the center of each pastry round. Cut

out 12 x 6cm pastry stars and brush with an egg glaze to help secure to pastry base. Brush tops with egg glaze and sprinkles with sugar.
Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until pastry is golden.

*NOTE- the recipe makes enough filling for 2 batches!

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE…

Spicy Hasselback Potatoes

Spicy Hasselback Potatoes

Spicy Hasselback Potatoes PREP TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 1 hour and 10 minutes SERVES: 6 - 8 a side INGREDIENTS 1.5kg Spud Lite potatoes½ cup olive oil2 cloves garlic, crushed2 teaspoons hot smoked paprika2 tablespoons lemon thyme keaves, finely choppedsalt...

Spud Lite Mash

Spud Lite Mash

Spud Lite MashSERVES: 4 - 6INGREDIENTS 1.5 kg Spud Lite potatoes, peeled and diced80g unsalted butter 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup milk1/3 cup sour cream ¼ cup chopped chives¼ cup pecorino cheese, gratedSalt flakes and freshly ground black pepperMETHOD Steam potatoes...

Red Onion, Feta Cheese, Sun Dried Tomato’s & Duo of Olives

Red Onion, Feta Cheese, Sun Dried Tomato’s & Duo of Olives

Red Onion, Feta Cheese, Sun Dried Tomato’s & Duo of Olives SERVES: 4 - 6INGREDIENTS 1 large finely sliced red onion 150gr mixed olives 80gr chopped sundried tomatoes 100gr feta cheese 120gr rocket lettuce 80ml balsamic salad dressing Cracked salt and pepper METHOD...

CONTACT

Spudlite
Johns Rd,
Virginia SA 5120
(08) 8380 9096

PROUDLY SOUTH AUSTRALIAN

SUPPORTING

GET IN TOUCH