January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018
A pile of tasty mince pies laid out for Christmas

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2. Mince pies


For the minced fruit

• 4 diced apples

• 200g blueberries

• 200g raisins

• 200g cranberries

• Zest of 1 orange

• 400ml apple juice

• Tbsp of cinnamon

• Tsp of ginger

• 2 tsps of vanilla

For the pastry

• 300g ground almonds

• 2 tbsps of coconut oil

• 2 tbsps of honey

• Tsp of vanilla

• 1 egg


1. Place all the minced fruit mix in a large saucepan, heat until it simmers then leave it too cook on a low heat for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Mix all the pastry ingredients together in a large bowl. If the mixture is too wet add more ground almonds.

3. Grease mince pie tins with coconut oil and line with 1cm depth of pastry mix, then fill with fruit mix.

4. Oven Bake at 180C for 30-40 minutes then remove and leave to cool.

Next: Item 3 of 5 – Protein snack pot

Marc Fell BSc (hons), MSc
Twitter: @MarcFell1
Email: j.m.fell@2014.ljmu.ac.uk

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