Old Fashion South African Mince Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 567.1
  • Total Fat: 30.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 120.2 mg
  • Sodium: 551.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 32.4 g

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You can use any other meat. You can use any other meat.
Number of Servings: 16


    525g (4x250ml) flour
    20ml backing powder
    2ml salt
    250g soft butter
    325 to 350ml milk
    1 egg
    1 kg Mince meat
    500ml cold water
    70g / 250ml white bread
    25 ml vinegar
    salt and pepper
    50g / 125ml grated cheese


Sift flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.
Grate very cold / frozen butter.
Work with fingers until it is a crumb consistency.
With a knife cut in milk until soft dough.
Rest in the fridge for 1/2 hour.
Fry mince a bit add water and boil until cooked.
Grate bread in and add rest of ingredients until limy.
Leave onside until cool.
Heat oven 180°C (350° F)
Divide dough in 1/3 and 2/3
Roll out the 2/3 and line a dish.
Fill up with the mince.
Sprinkle cheese over.
Roll out the 1/3 and put on top of the mince.
Roll sides over and cut little leaves with left over dough and put on top.
Brush pie with beaten egg.
Bake in oven until golden brown.
Servings: slice 16 by 1 inch pieces

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user APPLEMAMA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    The best i ever had !!!! - 11/28/12

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    Very Good
    Thanks so so so much. lovely! - 1/14/11

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    Very Good
    I used chicken mince- and it worked out great! - 7/12/07