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Mince Pies with Cinnamon Sugar and Orange Custard
A Christmas favourite with a twist. Serving it with an orange custard adds a layer of creaminess, mellowing the classic pies.
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Recipe - SUPA IGA Georges Hall
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Mince Pies with Cinnamon Sugar and Orange Custard
Prep Time20 Minutes
Servings8
Cook Time10 Minutes
Ingredients
8 Mince Pies
½ tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp icing sugar
200ml cream
400ml milk
300ml fresh orange juice
zest of one orange
4 egg yolks
3 tbsp cornflour
100g caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Directions
  1. To make cinnamon sugar, mix the cinnamon with the icing sugar. Set aside.
  2. To make the custard, heat in a saucepan the milk, cream and half the caster sugar, stir - making sure the bottom does not burn.
  3. In a heatproof bowl, whisk egg yolks, cornflour, the rest of the sugar and vanilla. Pour half of the heated milk and cream mixture into the egg mixture and whisk till well incorporated.
  4. Pour the custard mix back into the saucepan with the rest of the milk and cream. Stir over medium low heat for 5 minutes or until the custard coats the back of a spoon.
  5. Add orange rind and juice and cook further stirring constantly for a further 3-5 minutes or until it thickens. When it has reached the right consistency, take it off the heat and let it cool.
  6. Serve mince pies with a side of the custard and a dust of the cinnamon sugar on top.
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
8
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 8 servings
8 Mince Pies
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Balfours Premium Fruit Mince Pies, 6 Each
$6.00 was $6.20$1.00 each
½ tbsp ground cinnamon
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MasterFoods Cinnamon Sugar, 55 Gram
$2.05$3.73/100g
1 tbsp icing sugar
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CSR Pure Icing Sugar, 500 Gram
$1.85$0.37/100g
200ml cream
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Dairy Farmers Fresh Cream, 300 Millilitre
$2.40$0.80/100ml
400ml milk
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A2 Full Cream Milk, 2 Litre
$5.30$2.65/l
300ml fresh orange juice
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Daily Juice Orange Juice No Added Sugar, 2 Litre
Special
$5.00 was $5.30$2.50/l
zest of one orange
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Orange Navel, 180 Gram
$0.72 avg/ea$4.00/kg
4 egg yolks
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Community Co Jumbo Free Range Eggs, 18 Each
$7.50$0.42 each
3 tbsp cornflour
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White Wings Cornflour, 300 Gram
$2.70$0.90/100g
100g caster sugar
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CSR Caster Sugar, 1 Kilogram
$2.50$2.50/kg
1 tsp vanilla
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Queen Organic Vanilla Essence, 50 Millilitre
$4.00$8.00/100ml

Directions

  1. To make cinnamon sugar, mix the cinnamon with the icing sugar. Set aside.
  2. To make the custard, heat in a saucepan the milk, cream and half the caster sugar, stir - making sure the bottom does not burn.
  3. In a heatproof bowl, whisk egg yolks, cornflour, the rest of the sugar and vanilla. Pour half of the heated milk and cream mixture into the egg mixture and whisk till well incorporated.
  4. Pour the custard mix back into the saucepan with the rest of the milk and cream. Stir over medium low heat for 5 minutes or until the custard coats the back of a spoon.
  5. Add orange rind and juice and cook further stirring constantly for a further 3-5 minutes or until it thickens. When it has reached the right consistency, take it off the heat and let it cool.
  6. Serve mince pies with a side of the custard and a dust of the cinnamon sugar on top.