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Festive mince pies with sloe gin infused berries
Made from sloe berries picked in the autumn, Sipsmith Sloe Gin tastes just like Christmas and we couldn't resist using it to infuse mincemeat for some indulgent mince pies.

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  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 1
    Step 1

    Heat the sloe gin and brown sugar in a sauce pan, stirring until all the sugar has dissolved.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stir in the dried fruit, spices and grate in the zest from the orange.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the cranberries and squeeze in the juice from the orange. Leave to stew for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 4
    Step 4

    Remove from the heat and place to the side while you make your pastry.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 5
    Step 5

    Rub together the flour and butter in a bowl into a crumbly mixture.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 6
    Step 6

    Add the sugar and egg and knead together into a dough.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 7
    Step 7

    Roll the pastry out and use a circle cookie cutter to cut dough circles to the right size for your muffin tins.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 8
    Step 8

    Squeeze the dough circles into your muffin tin.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fill your pies with a generous amount of mincemeat.

  • Step 10

    Top each pie with a pastry star.

  • How to bake a mince pie. Sloe Gin Mince Pies - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sprinkle with sugar and bake in the oven for 18 minutes at 220'C.

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