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Gin infused fruit and nut mince pies
These sparkling mince pies are filled with fruit and nuts and infused with Christmas Pudding Gin to give them a festive kick.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1131 projects »
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  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grate the zest from the orange into a bowl and place to one side before squeeze the juice from the orange into a small saucepan. Heat gently and stir in the brown sugar until it dissolves.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the dried fruit and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stir in the orange zest, nuts, gin and remove from the heat.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 4
    Step 4

    Rub together the flour and butter and then add the sugar and egg. Knead into a dough.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 5
    Step 5

    Roll out the dough and use a round cookie cutter to cut circles to the size of your muffin tin. Squeeze the dough into the muffin tin to make pie cases.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fill each pie with mincemeat and top with a dough star or decoration.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Fruit & Nut Mince Pies - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bake for 15 minutes at 180'C and sprinkle with gold edible glitter before serving.

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