Little mince pie cakes

Little mince pie cakes

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(45 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins - 18 mins

Easy

Serves 12
These miniature mince pies are sure to go down a treat with anyone with even a slightly sweet tooth

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal272
  • fat15g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre1g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 175g softened butter
  • 3 eggs
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  • 2 tbsp milk

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  • about 140g mincemeat
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    Mincemeat

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  • icing sugar, for dusting

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Line 12 bun tins with paper cases. Put the flour, sugar, spice, butter, eggs and milk into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric hand whisk or wooden spoon for 2-3 mins, until the mix is light and fluffy.

  2. Put a spoonful of cake mix in each case, then a rounded tsp of mincemeat. Cover the mincemeat with a spoonful of cake mix and smooth.

  3. Bake for 15-18 mins until golden brown and firm. Dust with icing sugar and serve warm or cold.

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Claire V
15th Sep, 2017
5.05
Just made this as one large square cake, filled with some 18 month-old homemade jeweled mincemeat from the website, with a dash of whisky to perk things up a bit. Fantastic !
twinmum
24th Dec, 2015
These are a lovely change to mince pies but with all the flavour! Family and guests loved them. Wasn't sure what bun cases were so used cupcake cases, based on the photo, and there was mixture left over. Made some mini ones too.
ymmyfood
20th Nov, 2015
how about you sell some on here www.ymmyfood.co.uk
ladyruskin
6th Jan, 2015
5.05
Really easy to make and very light and tasty. I made them with my 3 year old, so they weren't quite as lovely-looking as the photo, but were still delicious!
pipsipops
2nd Jan, 2014
Super easy and super tasty! A nice change from an ordinary mince pie too. I got loads of compliments and several people have asked for the recipe. Going to make some more this week to use up the last of the mincemeat.
lissybakes
20th Dec, 2013
I love this recipe! So easy to make and tastes scrumptious! Highly recommended, especially if you really fancy some mince pies but don't have much time ...
jododd71
6th Jan, 2013
5.05
Lovely cakes to use up the last of xmas mincemeat enjoyed by all my family!
clairekenny25
5th Jan, 2013
5.05
These were delicious! Make a really nice change from traditional mince pies. I made a batch to take to work and people came back for 2nd and even 3rd helpings.
emmafitz1996
1st Jan, 2013
I just made this by thirding the mixture and made about 9 miniature cupcakes in my mini cupcake maker! Parents said they were delish!
feebee23
27th Dec, 2012
5.05
Love this fab cake recipe !!!! So easy to make great way to get kids to bake they can dollop the mincemeat as you layer the mixture. I'm not a great fan of mince pies these are a great alternative. Thanks Mary for another great recipe !

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belgium2970
7th Dec, 2016
Can these be frozen ?
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goodfoodteam
9th Dec, 2016
Thanks for your question. Yes, you could freeze these if you like.
enyatoo
21st Oct, 2015
can you give me info' on the grams measurements for the USA many people i'm sure would appreciate this, as would I....thanks !.......love this site and makes me very homesick.
Camelmoose
6th Dec, 2016
I added icing on top and decorated them with a Christmas theme - yummee.