6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Yorkshire Life today CLICK HERE

Blackcurrant and Apple Mince Pies recipe

PUBLISHED: 19:04 15 December 2015 | UPDATED: 19:04 15 December 2015

Blackcurrant and Apple Mince Pies

Blackcurrant and Apple Mince Pies

Archant

These are mince pies with a lighter modern twist, all the flavours of Christmas but with less sugar and fat.

Ingredients

Makes 12

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

Fat free yoghurt or orange zest to serve

Method

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

2. 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.

3. Mix together the Streamline blackcurrant jam, dried fruit and grated apple.

4. Place spoonfuls into the pastry cases, top with the pastry stars and brush with a little milk or beaten egg.

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

More from Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018

Talented singer brings home prestigious title after top performance

Read more
Friday, November 30, 2018

It's an all-year-round project putting together a merry welcome at one family country house

Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

It's no understatement to say Grassington village has got it made, as Martin Pilkington discovers

Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

George and Gerald are determined not to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. Tucked up snugly in bed, they want to stay awake to see if Father Christmas brings them a little something for being good boys all year long. Gerald has his fingers (and toes) crossed for a fire engine.

Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

There are times when a visit to York city centre is a bit of a must, says Tony Greenway. And Christmas is definitely one of them.

Read more

Topics of Interest


Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Property Search

Most Read

Latest from the Yorkshire Life