Gary Rhodes' Mini Frangipane Mince Pies

Celebrity Chef and restaurateur, Gary Rhodes shares his recipe for his delectable mini frangipane mince pies
Frangipane Mince Pies by Gary Rhodes
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Frangipane Mince Pies by Gary Rhodes
December 17, 2018
Level Intermediate
Serves 4-6

PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
RECIPE BY Gary Rhodes


Almond paste (see below)
1 jar of mincemeat
4-6 individual sweet pastry cases
1 small bag of almond flakes
spinneysFOOD Super Fine Icing Sugar, for dusting, optional

For the almond paste

250g unsalted butter
250g spinneysFOOD Caster Sugar
250g ground almonds
5 spinneysFOOD Organic Free Range Eggs


  • 1

    Blitz the almond paste ingredients together in a food processor until fully combined

  • 2

    Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4

  • 3

    Place a tbsp of mincemeat in each of the pastry cases; spread the almond paste on top, finishing with almond flakes

  • 4

    Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown

  • 5

    Dust with icing sugar before serving, if using



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