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Per Serving, serves 12

Star mincemeat tarts

FG 5 / CC 7   Christmas

Star mincemeat tarts Staple homemade treat for the festive season


  • 1 x 375g pack ready rolled sweet shortcrust pastry
  • 200g mincemeat
  • 1 Pink Lady Apple, cored and finely diced
  • 25g dried cranberries
  • Icing sugar to dust


  1. Preheat the oven to 200c/18c fan oven/gas mark 6. Unroll the pastry onto a clean board. Using a 7cm cutter stamp out 12 circles and use to line a bun tin. Put in the fridge for 30 minutes. Reserve the pastry trimmings.
  2. Meanwhile in a bowl mix together the mincemeat, diced apple and dried cranberries. Spoon a little of the apple mincemeat into each pastry case.
  3. Using the pastry trimmings stamp out 12 small star or heart shapes and place on the top of each mincemeat tart. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden and cooked.
  4. Leave to cool for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and dust with icing sugar. Serve warm or cold.