Thursday, 5 November 2009

Fruit Mince Bites

These are great for just a little taste! They would be a great addition to your Christmas Goodies Platter! And a great use of the Fruit Mince we just made!

Ingredients

250gm Butter
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
1/3 cup Caster Sugar
2 cups Plain Flour
1/3 cup Rice Flour
1 tsp Lemon Rind
2/3 cup Fruit Mince

Method
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter, vanilla, 1/2 cup of sugar, and the lemon rind until light and fluffy
  • Add the sifted flours and mix well
  • Press 1 level tablespoon of mixture into each hole of a 12-hole greased mini muffin pan
  • Using your finger make a hole in the centre of the mixture and spoon in 1 teaspoon of fruit mince
  • Bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until shortbread is golden
  • Stand for 5 minutes before removing
  • Serve dusted with icing sugar

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