Christmas means one thing, Mince pies are back! We teamed up with LoveRosieCakes for a special Christmas edition of our monthly cupcake blog. Who doesn’t love ‘All That Glitters’ mince pies that match our special design December GLOSSYBOX? Try out these showstopping mince pies at home in less than half and hour….
I take you through Rosie’s step by step guide for recreating these extra sparkly mince pies at home and don’t worry, all of the cake tools are available at your local Hobbycraft.
Step 1 – Easy 20 Minute Mince Pies Recipe
To make 20 deep filled mince pies you’ll need:
- 900g mincemeat
- 400g butter, very cold, cut into cubes
- 700g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out
- 200g golden caster sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 tbsp water or milk
Step 1. Cut up your butter into cubes and add the flour into the same bowl. Use your hands and mix them together to create breadcrumbs.
Step 2. Mix in your sugar.
Step 3. Add your eggs and your milk/water and start kneading until it becomes a dough.
Step 4. Get a cupcake tin and brush with butter.
Step 5. Cut out your circle shapes with your cutters and place them in the tin.
Step 6. Fill with mincemeat and cook in the oven for approximately 18-20 mins at 180 degrees.
Christmas Tree Decorations
Step 1 – Roll Out Your Green Icing And Cut Out Your Trees
Roll out your green icing and use your Christmas tree cutter to create your shapes.
Step 2 – Add Glitter And Sprinkles To Your Trees
Step 3 – Red Star Decorations
Roll out your red icing to your desired thickness and use a star cutter to cut out gorgeous Christmas Snowflake/star shapes!
Once they are all cut out I decided to decorate these with some edible gold glitter to look extra christmassy!
Step 4 – Add Glitter To Your Snowflakes
Add some extra glitter to your snowflakes!
It’s as easy as that. Create these showstopping mince pies at home in half an hour to add just a bit more sparkle into your life this Christmas!
Due to incredible demand, we’ve now sold out of our December Editions. You can still be part of the Glossy family though – subscribe today to pre-order January’s edition and to receive a welcome box in December. #StayGLOSSY