Christmas Recipe ~ Mince Pie Pinwheels

Every Christmas I make mincemeat, lots of it, store it in jars, give some to family and friends and make lots of mince pies. I like to try different things with it and one of the best things is these puff pastry pinwheels. So easy to make and eat. Enjoy!

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Mince Pie Pinwheels
Ingredients
  • 1 x 375g puff pastry sheet
  • Approx. 400g mincemeat (buy good quality jar of mincemeat or make the mincemeat yourself. I make my own, loosely based on the recipe from the Like Mam Used to Bake Cookbook)
  • Flaked Almonds
  • 1 x Egg wash
Making mincemeat...
Making mincemeat…
Making mincemeat...
Making mincemeat…
Method

Pre-heat oven to approx. 180-200c. Unroll the pastry sheet. Spread the mincemeat evenly over the pastry. Roll up. Chill in the fridge for 20-30 minutes. Cut into circular slices (approx. 2cm thick) and place on a lined baking tray. Pop the flaked almonds on top and wash with the egg.

Mince Pie Pinwheels
Mince Pie Pinwheels

These will cook quickly – about 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Best served warm and they reheat well too. Eat on their own or with a dollop of whipped cream.

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Mince Pie Pinwheels

 

One Comment

  1. I love the idea of using mincemeat on puff pasty!

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