www.odlums.ie /recipes/baked-alaska-mince-pies/

What you need:

  • Sweet Shortcrust Pastry
  • 1 jar Mincemeat
  • 2 Egg Whites (keep yolks for pastry)
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • Vanilla Ice Cream



    Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

  • 250g/9oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 50g/2oz Icing Sugar
  • 150g/5oz Butter
  • 2 Egg Yolks (keep whites for meringue)
  • Cold Water (4 tablespoons approx)

How to:

  1. Make the Shortcrust Pastry by sieving the flour and icing sugar into a bowl and rubbing in the butter.
  2. Add the egg yolks and sufficient water to mix to a soft dough.
  3. Turn onto floured board and lightly knead. Cover and store in fridge until ready to use.
  4. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Roll out pastry to about 4mm thick.
  5. Cut out rounds to line a 12 hole deep bun tray. Put spoonfuls of mincemeat into the pastry and bake for 20 minutes until cooked through and golden.
  6. Allow to cool. Increase oven temperature to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  7. To make meringue, put egg whites and a pinch of salt into a bowl and beat until stiff.
  8. Gradually beat in the sugar until thick and shiny.
  9. Cover each mince pie with a scoop of ice cream and top with a dollop of meringue.
  10. Return to hot oven until lightly brown. Serve immediately.

 

BakAlaMinPie

Baked Alaska Mince Pies

Category

Christmas

Cook Time

20 mins

What you need:

  • Sweet Shortcrust Pastry
  • 1 jar Mincemeat
  • 2 Egg Whites (keep yolks for pastry)
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • Vanilla Ice Cream



    Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

  • 250g/9oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 50g/2oz Icing Sugar
  • 150g/5oz Butter
  • 2 Egg Yolks (keep whites for meringue)
  • Cold Water (4 tablespoons approx)

How to:

  1. Make the Shortcrust Pastry by sieving the flour and icing sugar into a bowl and rubbing in the butter.
  2. Add the egg yolks and sufficient water to mix to a soft dough.
  3. Turn onto floured board and lightly knead. Cover and store in fridge until ready to use.
  4. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Roll out pastry to about 4mm thick.
  5. Cut out rounds to line a 12 hole deep bun tray. Put spoonfuls of mincemeat into the pastry and bake for 20 minutes until cooked through and golden.
  6. Allow to cool. Increase oven temperature to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  7. To make meringue, put egg whites and a pinch of salt into a bowl and beat until stiff.
  8. Gradually beat in the sugar until thick and shiny.
  9. Cover each mince pie with a scoop of ice cream and top with a dollop of meringue.
  10. Return to hot oven until lightly brown. Serve immediately.

 

JOIN OUR BAKE CLUB

for recipes and updates fresh from the oven to your inbox