Mince pies with meat


Preparation info

  • For


    small tarts
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: The history of British Baking, savoury and sweet

Oats in the North, Wheat from the South

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

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For the fine shortcrust pastry

  • 180 g (6 oz) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 20 g (


For a tin with 6 cm (2½ inch) shallow mince pie moulds

To make the pastry, mix the flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Rub the butter into the mixture with your fingers until it is the consistency of fine breadcrumbs. Add the water and egg yolk and knead until the mixture comes together into a smooth dough. Alternatively, use a food processor to make the pastry. Wrap the dough in p