Christmas Fruit Mince Tarts

A necessity for the silly season - these fruit mince tarts are easy to make, and will be a hit!

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan bake), or 200°C (conventional). Mix together fruit mince, grated apple and slivered almonds.
  2. Using a round cutter, cut out pastry circles, approximately 6cm diameter and carefully press into mini muffin tins. Cut out small stars using a star cutter. Re-roll the pastry if necessary.
  3. Fill the pastry lined tins with the fruit mince. Place a pastry star on the top.
  4. Bake for approximately 15 minutes, until the pastry is golden. Allow tarts to cool a little before lifting them out onto a wire rack to cool. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

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Meal Type:
Dessert
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cooking Time:
15 mins
Serves:
24
By:
Food in a Minute

Ingredients

1/2 x 400g tub fruit mince

1/2 apple, peeled and grated

1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

2 sheets ready rolled sweet short pastry, thawed

icing sugar, to dust