Santa makes mince pies | Slimming World Weblog

When you ask us, no Christmas is full with no serving of mince pies. At Slimming World, we imagine that you simply don’t should miss out on all of your favorite festive meals to take pleasure in a cracking weight reduction… and we’ve invited a really particular visitor to assist us show it!

We hope you’ve made your listing (and checked it twice), as a result of Saint Nick has made it down the Slimming World chimney – and he’s swapped his Santa’s hat for a pinny to point out us how one can make Meals Optimising mince pies. Our recipe is straightforward, scrumptious and, at simply 3½ Syns per pie, they’re undoubtedly on the great listing.

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Santa’s Slimming World mince pies

makes 32
3½ Syns every
prepared in 35 minutes, plus half-hour chilling
vegetarian

What you want:

225g plain flour
110g butter, lower into small cubes
low-calorie cooking spray
16 stage tbsp mincemeat
1 stage tsp icing sugar, for dusting

What you do:

1. To make the pastry, sift the flour (reserving 1 tsp for dusting) together with a pinch of salt, right into a mixing bowl. Add the butter and gently rub it in together with your fingertips, then add chilly water till the combination is moist sufficient to combine right into a ball that leaves the edges of the bowl clear. Chill for half-hour.

2. Preheat your oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/fuel 5 and evenly spray 32 non-stick muffin-tin holes with low-calorie cooking spray (when you don’t have sufficient tins, you can also make the pies in batches).

3. Sprinkle the reserved flour over a piece floor then roll out the pastry thinly. Minimize out 32 rounds with a 7½cm fluted cutter and use them to line the ready muffin tins. Maintain the trimmings.

4. Put ½ tbsp mincemeat into every pastry case.

5. Roll out the reserved pastry trimmings and make some stars with a small star cutter. Use these to brighten the tops of the pies.

6. Bake for quarter-hour or till the pastry is crisp and evenly colored, then depart to chill on a wire rack. Mud with the icing sugar to serve.

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