Gluten Free Mince Pies

Gluten Free Mince Pies Gluten Free Mince Pies
This simple recipe doesn’t include suet in the recipe as it can contain gluten, however it’s just as tasty! Store any unused mincemeat in a sterile jar for up to six months.
16 people 25 minutes 35 minutes



  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 2 tbsp Sherry
  • 200 g SuperValu Brown Sugar
  • 450 g SuperValu Cooking Apple peeled and grated
  • 500 g SuperValu Frozen Mixed Berries currants, sultanas and raisins
  • 60 g SuperValu Goodness Prunes pitted and chopped
  • 1 - SuperValu Lemon juice and zest
  • 1 - SuperValu Orange juice and zest


  • 50 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 - Fresh Egg beaten
  • 0 - Fresh Egg 1 SuperValu egg beaten mixed with 1 tbsp milk
  • 225 g Gluten Free Self-Raising Flour
  • 100 g SuperValu Butter cubed
  • 60 ml Water if required
  • 1 tsp Xanthan Gum


  1. Place all the mincemeat ingredients together in a bowl and stir and allow to soak overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Sift the flour, xanthan and salt into a large bowl.
  3. Add the butter and sugar, and using your fingertips rub together until it forms crumbs.
  4. Add the beaten egg and a little cold water (if required) and stir until the mixture comes together to form a dough.
  5. Wrap in some clingfilm and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll the pastry onto a lightly floured surface and using a 6cm cutter, cut 18 discs and place into a lightly greased muffin tin.
  7. Add a spoonful of mincemeat to each case, be careful not to overfill or it will spill over during cooking.
  8. Roll out the remaining pastry and cut out a further 18 discs, and place onto the mincemeat.
  9. Seal with a little water and brush with some egg wash. Using a shape knife pierce the upper crust to allow steam to escape.
  10. Place in a preheated oven for 25 minutes, then remove from the oven and allow to cool in the muffin tray before removing.
  11. Serve with some freshly whipped cream.
*Check Coeliac Society of Ireland Food List for gluten free brands.
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