Mince pies with a lighter modern twist, all the flavours of Christmas but with less sugar and fat.
Streamline Blackcurrant and Apple Mince Pies
400g shortcrust or puff pastry, depending on preference
6 tbsp Streamline blackcurrant jam
75g mixed dried fruit
1 medium eating apple, peeled and finely grated
1 egg beaten
0% fat yoghurt or orange zest to serve
- Pre heat oven 200c/180c fan/ gas 6.
- Roll out the pastry and cut 12 x 8cm circles with a fluted cutter and cut out 12 stars with a star cutter. Line a shallow bun tin with the circles.
- Mix together the Streamline blackcurrant jam, dried fruit and grated apple. Place spoonfuls into the pastry cases, top with the pastry stars and brush with a little milk or beaten egg.
- Bake in the oven for approximately 12 minutes until golden. Serve warm with a spoonful of 0% fat yoghurt and a sprinkling of orange zest.