Minced Fruit Pies

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioners (powered) sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 5 oz cold butter cut into pieces 1/2 teaspoon orange essence 4 tablespoons iced water 1 1/2 cups minced fruits (mincemeat) 1 egg lightly beaten powdered sugar for dusting Method: Sift flour, sugar, and cinnamon into a large bowl Rub…

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Ingredients: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt ½ cup caster sugar 2 eggs 2/3 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon grated orange rind ¼ cup cooking oil 1 ¼ cups fresh cranberries Method: Pre heat oven to 375F.  Lightly grease 10 muffin tin cup or lightly grease 10 muffin paper…

Flourless Almond Cookies

Ingredients: 2 egg whites 1 cup almond meal/ground almonds 1 cup caster sugar ½ teaspoon almond extract About 15-20 whole almonds Method: Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside Lightly beat egg whites.  Add almond meal, sugar, and almond extract and beat with an electric mixer until combined and mixture is soft Let stand…