Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Roll your shortcrust pastry out.
  3. Prick the entire pastry sheet.
  4. Spread mincemeat filling on one side being careful to leave a 1cm gap from the edge.
  5. Brush the 1 cm strip with a little egg.
  6. Fold the other side over the top so that both edges meet.
  7. Using a fork gentle crimp the open long edge on the pastry.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, then allow to cool.
  9. Heat the Macphie 5th Avenue® Sicilian Lemon Icing to around 35°C. To make spreading easier, use a pallet knife to spread onto the cool pastry.
  10. Sprinkle with candied lemon peel before the icing sets.
  11. Cut into portions and serve.