RECIPE: Mince Pie Streusel Traybake

By 25th November 2021Recipes
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This Christmas traybake is quick and easy – much faster than making mince pies. The cooked streusel freezes very well and serves perfectly warm with cream or brandy butter.

MAKES 10

INGREDIENTS

For the Base

  • Baking Fat x 225g
  • Caster Sugar x 110g
  • Plain Flour x 225g
  • Cornflour x 110g
  • Salt x 1g
  • Mincemeat x 400g

For the Topping

  • Plain Flour x 110g
  • Ground Almonds x 110g
  • Baking Powder x 5g
  • Baking Fat x 150g
  • Caster Sugar x 150g

METHOD

  • Preheat oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3
  • Grease and parchment line a shallow traybake pan.
  • To make the base, mix baking fat and sugar until creamed.
  • Sieve Flour and cornflour and add half with salt to the butter and sugar, mix slowly.
  • After a few seconds slowly add the remaining flour and mix until it comes together into a dough. Making sure not to overwork the dough.
  • Roll out on a floured surface into the size of the pan and place on it.
  • Prick the dough with a fork and place in the oven for 20 minutes. Once cooked leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  • To make the topping, sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl and mix in the ground almonds.
  • Cut the baking fat into cubes and rub into the flour mix until it resembles breadcrumbs, then add the sugar.
  • Spread the mincemeat over the base and scatter the topping over the mincemeat.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cut into 10 pieces.