ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPES by Bridget White: CHRISTMAS FRUIT MINCE PIES

CHRISTMAS FRUIT MINCE PIES

Serves 6  Preparation
time 1 hour

200 grams flour / maida

2 eggs beaten

150 grams powdered sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

250 grams chopped dry fruits soaked in a little rum before
hand

150 grams butter

½ teaspoon baking powder

Sieve the flour with the baking powder. Cream butter and
sugar till creamy and fluffy. Add the eggs then mix with the flour. Knead to a
smooth batter. Roll out the dough and  
cut out circles. Line a few pie shells with this. Fill each one with the
marinated dry fruit and seal with another layer of the dough. Prick on top with
a toothpick. Bake the pies in a moderate oven for about 20 minutes.

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