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Apple and mincemeat tart with crushed walnuts and mint cream

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Mark 6.

  2. For the tart, lay the pastry on a baking sheet and spread the mincemeat onto the pastry, leaving a 1cm/½in border. Place the apples and sugar on top of the mincemeat.

  3. Brush the pastry edges with milk and bake for eight minutes, or until golden-brown.

  4. To make the mint cream, stir together the mint and sugar with the whipped cream in a small bowl.

  5. Sprinkle the tart with walnuts, drizzle with honey and dust with icing sugar. Serve the tart warm.


For the tart

  • 1 x 7½cm/3in square ready-made puff pastry
  • 150g/5½oz mincemeat
  • 1 cooking apple (such as Bramley apple), cored, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk

For the mint cream

  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • 100ml/3½fl oz double cream, whipped to soft peaks

To serve

  • 1 tbsp crushed walnuts
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • icing sugar, for dusting

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