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recipe image Orange Mince Pies - Traditional Christmas Baking with a Twist

Orange Mince Pies

Orange Mince Pies - Traditional Christmas Baking with a Twist

Surprise your guests with something extra by making these delicious orange mince pies! There’s something very Christmassy about orange flavour. Read more.

Christmas would simply not be the same without these delicious mince pies! Our dairy-free orange shortcrust pastry will delight both friends and family.

  • Prep time25 Upfield.Recipes.RecipeDetail.Minutes
  • Ready In40 Upfield.Recipes.RecipeDetail.Minutes
  • Servings12
  • DifficultyEasy


  • 115g Flora 100% Natural Ingredients
  • 225g sieved plain flour
  • 25g caster sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons cold water or orange juice
  • 350g mincemeat (suitable for vegetarians)
  • Beaten egg white/Dairy Free Milk and caster sugar to glaze

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC, 170ºC fan, Gas No 5.
  2. To make pastry: rub Flora 100% Natural Ingredients into the flour until mixture resembles fine even breadcrumbs.
  3. Add sugar and orange zest and mix in. Add water and mix with a round bladed knife to a firm dough.
  4. Knead on a lightly-floured surface until smooth. Cover and chill.
  5. Roll out pastry and cut out 12 bases and 12 tops to fit patty tins.
  6. Line tins with pastry bases and place 1 dessertspoon mincemeat in each. Brush round top edges with water. Place over mincemeat and press down edges to seal.
  7. Make 2 slits across each pie. Brush with egg white or dairy free milk and dredge with caster sugar.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 15 - 20 minutes.