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Orange, Cranberry & Almond Mince Pies.
200g fridge-cold butter grated zest 2 Oranges
400g plain flour juice of 1 Orange
100g ground almonds 600g good mincemeat
100g caster sugar 100g dried Cranberries
Method: Heat oven to 180.Gas 6.
Whizz butter, flour & almonds until fine crumb, pulse in sugar
& half orange zest, add juice of 1 orange & pulse to rough dough.
Chill for 15 mins if you have time, roll out to fit bun tins. Mix
mincemeat with orange zest & cranberries, spoon into pastry cases.
Roll out pastry again & cut tops. Bake for 18-20 mins.
Can be chilled in tins for a couple of days & then baked.
Can be frozen in tins for 1 month, defrost & bake.
Sprinkle with flaked almonds instead of pastry topper.
Stir the zest of an orange into 200ml of creme fraiche to serve.