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Gaz’s Boozy Mince Pies

by Gaz Oakley
on 23rd December 2017
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Nothing says Christmas quite like mince pies.
These vegan friendly boozy mince pies are sure to impress this Christmas. We won’t tell anyone how easy they were to make… Promise!

Gaz’s Boozy Mince Pies

5 - 3 reviews


  • Mince Pie Filling
  • 325g dried fruit mix
  • 2 Braeburn apples, grated
  • Juice & rind of 1 orange, grated
  • Juice & rind of 1/2 lemon, grated
  • 35g agave nectar
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 35ml vegan friendly brandy
  • 35ml ​Kin​ ​Vodka​ ​toffee​ ​vodka
  • Pastry
  • 250g plain flour
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 125g vegan margarine
  • 2 tbsp cold water
Prep Time


  1. To prepare the filling, mix together all the filling ingredients in a large mixing bowl – stir well.

  2. Cover & leave the mixture over night or for at least 12 hours. Stirring every now & then if possible.

  3. Place the mince pie filling in sterilised jars until ready to use (it will last months in the fridge)

  4. To make the pastry, in your Ninja blender – with the dough blade inserted. Add all the ingredients and pulse until fully combined into one ball of pastry dough.

  5. Wrap the dough in cling film & place into the fridge and allow to chill for at least 30 minutes before rolling out.

  6. Sprinkle some flour onto your work surface & roll the pasty out to around 3mm thick.

  7. Grease a shallow muffin tin & pre heat your oven to 180 degrees.

  8. Using pastry cutter cut 12 circles to fit your muffin tin.

  9. Place each pastry disc into your muffin tin, then add a spoonful of mince pie filling mixture into each one.

  10. Cut pastry disc tops for each one & place on top of the filling.

  11. Sprinkle over some caster sugar.

  12. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden.

  13. Before serving allow the mince pies to cool slightly.


Gaz Oakley

As a former chef, food has been an integral part of my life for as long as I can remember. But it was my love of creating my own dishes and then sharing them with the world that got me to where I am today. I have a passion for creating vegan food that looks every bit as good as it tastes. Perhaps the only thing to rival my passion for cooking is my love of photography. And I'm so fortunate, as I get to combine my great passions in life every day.
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