Mince pie turnovers

8-10 portions
Preparation time:
30 mins
Cooking time:
25 mins

All I want for Christmas is a tasty twist on a classic – so without further ado let me introduce the mince pie turnover. And even better – it’s from our Easy Peasy range so is suitable for anyone to cook – newbie bakers, young bakers and everyone in between

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan)

Step 2

In the large mixing bowl, rub together the plain flour, mixed spice and butter with your fingertips until a breadcrumb consistency is achieved. Add in the water and bring together to form a dough

Step 3

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and roll it out into as large a rectangle as possible, keeping a thickness of about 3-4mm. Cut the dough into as many squares as possible (approx 10cm x 10cm), then reroll the trimmings until you have 8/10 squares

Step 4

Place a heaped tablespoon of mincemeat into the centre of each square, use your finger to brush the edge of the pastry squares with your beaten egg then fold one corner over to the opposite to form a triangle. Crimp the edges with a fork and place on the baking tray

Step 5

Brush each turnover with your egg wash, cut a small vent in the top of each one and sprinkle with granulated sugar before placing in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown

Step 6

Serve warm with brandy butter/cream

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