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
    Eggs

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  • 2 tbsp milk

    Milk

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  • about 140g mincemeat
    Deep-filled mince pie cut up

    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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nbarrow08
10th Dec, 2011
made these instead of mince pies (im just generally more of a cake person) and they went down really nicely!!! will make again. i was ver generous with the "mince" as i love it :)
curlybex
9th Dec, 2011
4.05
Fab recipe again GF :) Makes more than 12 though!!!
kiteflyer
4th Dec, 2011
5.05
Yummy but if you try to get all the mix in 12 bun tins you end up over filling them! Will use muffin tins or just make more next time :D
juliebahrain
3rd Dec, 2011
5.05
Have made these many times - I love them!
patpat50
5th Nov, 2011
5.05
they were delicious..i used lager muffin cases and still got 12 buns these wont last until Christmas..i will definitely be making more
sparrowfield
5th Oct, 2011
I made these cakes as the recipe suggested this morning and they are delicious. As it was my first time, perhaps I will try my own variations next. Eileen
andrenegawley
5th Jan, 2011
5.05
Everyone loved these
tazmum
27th Dec, 2010
5.05
Made these last nite simple to make and tasted lovely hubby and 18 yr son loved them wot more can i say lol made 24 buns in all just added sweet mixed spice instead of wot recipe states made a world of difference will def make again not just for christmas.
carolleslie
21st Dec, 2010
these little treats have gone down so well - now making my second batch within 2 weeks! the kids love them too
miffycat
17th Dec, 2010
5.05
Love this recipe, a change from mince pies and very easy and quick to make!

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