Flour 400 gm
Butter 240 gm
Sugar 50 g
Egg 2 large
Fruit mince / Mincemeat filling
25 grams butter
120 ml unsweetened apple juice
1 large apples, peeled, cored, and grated Granny Smith
20 grams golden raisins
20 grams dried currants
20 grams dried cranberries or cherries
50 grams dried figs
80 grams candied mixed peel
50 grams candied red cherries, chopped
Zest and juice of one orange
70 grams dark brown sugar
1 tsp mix spice ( gingerbread/Christmas spice mix)
Rub the flour, sugar and chilled butter together
Add the egg and knead into a dough.
Rest in refrigerator for 20 min.
For the filling
Put all the filling ingredients in a pan and bring it to a boil.
Simmer and cook until everything is has softened and all the ingredients have come together and become saucy.
Set aside to cool.
Bring out the pastry dough, sheet and line the pie tins and set aside.
Fill the pie crust with the fruit mince filling. Cover with the pie crust and bake at 160 degrees Celsius for 20 min.