What is Christmas without some deliciously healthy mince pies? These delicious creations are a staple in our households each year. They are super fun to bake, if you have kids, get them baking with you in the holidays. Not only is it a great way to bond with them but it also gets them excited about learning new things in the kitchen.
(This recipe mades 6 -8 delicious mince pies)
You will need (Pastry):
35g raw coconut oil.
200g oat flour.
90ml maple syrup/
1 big pinch of vanilla powder, ground cinnamon or ginger (this is optional)
Add these into the pastry to give it the Christmas feel:
2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon.
1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves.
1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.
1/4 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger, or ground ginger.
1 and a half tablespoons of maple syrup to brush and then coconut palm sugar to sprinkle.
Instructions For Making The Pastry:
You will need the following for the Mincemeat Filling:
4 red apples, peeled, cored and chopped.
Zest of 1 large orange.
125g of raisins.
30g coconut palm sugar.
1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves.
1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
Making The Filling