Member recipe

Christmas pud mince pies

Member recipe by

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Member recipe by

Cooking time

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 25 minutes


Serves 12

Mince pies that look like Christmas puddings

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 225 g plain flour
  • 50 g lard
  • 50 g margarine
  • 1 teaspoon of brown food colouring powder
  • 1 medium egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon of cold water
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar
  • 1 jar of mincemeat
  • White ,green & red ready to roll icing


  1. Mix the flour & food colouring together Chop in the fats with a knife into the flour mixture Rub in until it resembles breadcrumbs Stir in the sugar Then mix in the egg yolk & the water to form a dough

  2. Wrap in cling film and cool in fridge for 30 minutes Roll out the pastry I used a baking tray which is dome shaped like 12 half tennis balls Use a cutter slightly larger than the shape cut into 12 circles & press into each mould

  3. Fill each with mince meat and top with more pastry circles Make a small hole in each top Place in a pre heated oven 160-180 for 20 -25 minutes

  4. Leave in the tin for a few minutes Then turn out dome side up on to a cooling rack Decorate with the icing as on the picture

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Be the first to comment...We'd love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.