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Tina B Mince pies

I usually make these every year and they are so delicious, they soon disappear!

You need a pack of puff pastry, 411g jar of mincemeat, castor sugar.

Tina B mince pies

Dust your work surface with some sugar and roll out the pastry to a long wide rectangle shape, about twice the size it was in the packet.

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Spread all the mincemeat along the rectangle, leaving a small edge empty on the far side, then start rolling it up from the nearest long side. Press the pastry in tightly as you roll. Brush the far edge with milk, roll and press to seal.

Chill in the fridge for 30 mins, then remove and cut into rolls.

Tina B mince pies

Place each roll on a tin lined with baking paper - the mincemeat will stick to your tin otherwise - and flatten them slightly so they look like Chelsea buns.

You can freeze them uncooked, or cook at 180 for 20-30 mins.  I drizzle the top of mine with some icing too. See main photo.

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Tina K Burton
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Tina K Burton started writing seriously ten years ago, when she began a creative writing course. Within the year she was selling short stories to the women's magazines, and articles to various other publications.

Both her novels have been signed by Crooked Cat Publishing - Chapters of Life was released in August 2013, and made it into Amazon's top 100 bestseller list for its particular genre. The Love Shack was released at the end of July 2015.

She is currently writing her third book, about a girl who dies suddenly and finds herself back in the thirties.

When she's not writing, she loves to take her re homed greyhound for walks in Devon where she lives with her husband.

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