spiced brown sugar mince pie
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spiced brown sugar mince pie
  • 1 Granny Smith (green) apple, peeled and grated
  • ½ cup (80g) currants
  • ¾ cup (120g) sultanas
  • ½ cup (70g) slivered almonds
  • ½ cup (85g) mixed peel
  • ¼ cup (60ml) brandy
  • ½ cup (90g) brown sugar
  • 60g butter, chopped
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • white sugar, for sprinkling
  • icing (confectioner’s) sugar, for dusting
  • store-bought brandy custard, to serve

spiced brown sugar pastry

  • 2 ⅔ cups (400g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 300g cold butter, chopped
  • ½ cup (90g) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract