Daily Archives: January 17, 2011

Food Monday ~ Sweet Mincemeat Ring

Another quick and easy way to use up left over mincemeat not used for mince pies.

Sweet Mincemeat Ring
Preheat the oven to 175°C

8 ozs Self Raising flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 ozs Butter
4 ozs caster sugar
6 ozs mincemeat
1 large egg beaten
¼ pint milk

Sieve flour and salt, rub in the butter. Add the sugar and mince meat and mix with beaten egg and milk.  Bake for 45 minutes in a greased ring tin.  Turn out onto a wire tray and while still warm cover with the icing.

For the icing:
4 ozs icing sugar
2 dessertspoons of milk
½ teaspoon Vanilla essence
½ oz walnuts chopped
½ oz cherries chopped

Sieve the sugar and add the milk & vanilla essence, then spoon over the warm ring loaf and decorate with cherries and walnuts.