Judith’s Mince Pies

This pastry is so rich and crumbly and makes the most melt in the mouth mince pies. Our friend Judith gave us the recipe - her mince pies are award winning!
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 12 oz salted butter
  • 1 free-range egg (medium) - optional
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar heaped
  • 1 Ib plain Flour
  • pinch of salt - optional


  • For the pastry add all ingredients to a mixer and blend until all ingredients are mixed together
  • Let the pastry rest overnight if possible - or keep very cold before rolling out
  • Roll pastry out and use a cutter to create pie bases and lids.
  • Fill a non-stick bun tray (or mini muffin tray) with bases 
  • Add filling, then brush edges of pastry with egg wash
  • Top with a lid and press down. Brush the top with egg wash
  • Insert a hole or design to allow steam out
  • Bake in an oven 190 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  • When cooled, remove from tin and dust with icing sugar