A few mince pie recipes.  Very easy to make.

Mince Pies

Use readymade pastry and mincemeat for these mince pies. You can either make lots of small ones or one large pie.

Orange and Cardamom Mince Pies


  • 6 Cardamom pods
  • 100g plain flour
  • 25g ground almond
  • 70g soft butter
  • 30ml milk

 Mix the ingredients until fully combined and place heaped spoonful onto the mincemeat.


Ginger topped Mince pies

  • 125g plain flour
  • 40g ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon mixed spice
  • ½ teaspoon backing powder
  • 100ml maple syrup
  • 40g butter       

Tip the first 6 ingredients into a bowl and mix.  Place the syrup and butter in a saucepan and heat until the butter is melted.  Pour the melted mixture over the dry ingredients and mix. Leave to cool. Use this to top the mincemeat.

Mince pie Crumble

  • 30g ground almond
  • 60g wholemeal flour
  • 30g plain flour
  • 40g Oats
  • 50g butter (cold)
  • 30g demerara sugar

 Mix the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles breadcrumbs.  Place heaped spoonful onto the mincemeat.


Bake in the oven for about 20 mins.  Leave on a wire rack to cool before enjoying.