Festive Mince Pie Twists

Don’t worry if you don’t have any patty tin or great talent for baking, these Mince Pies Twists are just delicious and so easy to bake! It will give a modern look to this traditional Christmas recipe, with a zest of orange and a pinch of cinnamon to spice things up!

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15 minutes bake time

Festive Mince Pie Twists

Don’t worry if you don’t have any patty tin or great talent for baking, these Mince Pies Twists are just delicious and so easy to bake! It will give a modern look to this traditional Christmas recipe, with a zest of orange and a pinch of cinnamon to spice things up!

Ingredients
  • 2 x 320g Jus-Rol Ready Rolled Shortcrust Pastry Sheets
  • 411g jar mincemeat
  • zest of 1 large orange
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • A little icing sugar, to finish
Equipment required
  • Baking tray
  • Knife
  • Grater
  • Sieve
Techniques Used
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, (180°C for fan assisted ovens), Gas Mark 5.
  2. Carefully unroll out the ready-rolled pastry sheets. Use the greaseproof paper supplied with the pastry to line two large baking trays.
  3. Spread one pastry sheet with the mincemeat evenly to the edges.
  4. Grate over a generous amount of orange zest and place the remaining pastry sheet on top.
  5. Mix together the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the pastry evenly. Use your hands to press the sugar mixture into the pastry.
  6. Cut into 16 equal-sized strips and twist each strip holding both ends and place on the prepared baking sheets.
  7. Bake for approximately 15 minutes until golden. Allow to cool, sieve over the icing sugar before serving.

Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with crème fraiche, cream or ice-cream.