Almond and Mincemeat Bars
Two layers of crumbly almond biscuits sandwiched with a sweet mincemeat filling. Easy to make biscuits that are perfect with a cuppa.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 biscuits
- 125 g butter softened
- 125 g golden caster sugar
- 1 egg seperated
- ¼ tsp almond extract
- 250 g plain flour
- 125 g ground almonds
- 300 g sweet mincemeat
- 50 g flaked almonds
Preheat the oven to 180℃ (170℃ fan)/350°F/gas mark 4.
Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until soft and well combined. Add the egg yolk and almond extract and most of the egg white. Beat to combine.
Add the flour and ground almonds and mix to form a smooth dough.
Divide into two pieces and roll out one half to fit a 20 x 30 cm (8 x 12in) cake tin.
Spread the mincemeat over the pastry. Then roll out the remaining pastry and lightly press on top.
Brush the top of the pastry with a little egg white, then sprinkle the almonds on top.
Mark into 16 bars. Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool slightly in the tin before removing to a wire rack to cool.
Serving: 1biscuit bar | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.1mg