Serve the baskets warm with Devon cream, vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.
- Portion size 24 servings
- Credits : Holiday Celebrations: 2007
- 3 sheets phyllo pastry
- 2 tablespoons butter melted
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 2/3 cups prepared mincemeat
- 2/3 cups finely diced peeled cored tart apples
- 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter melted
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
MethodLightly grease 24 mini muffin or tart tins; set aside.
Place 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, covering remainder with damp towel to prevent drying out. Lightly brush with some of the butter; sprinkle with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the sugar.
Top with second sheet; brush with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Repeat with remaining sheet. Cut lengthwise into 4 strips; cut crosswise into 6 strips to make 24 squares. Press each square into prepared cup.
Filling: In bowl, combine mincemeat, diced apple and grated orange rind; spoon heaping 1 tsp (5 mL) into each basket.
Topping: In small bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter and cinnamon; crumble over filling. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until baskets are golden and crisp, about 30 minutes.
Let stand in pan on rack for 5 minutes; transfer to rack and let cool slightly. (Make-ahead: Let cool completely. Store between layers of waxed paper in airtight container for up to 2 days.)
Nutritional facts Per piece: about
- Sodium 35 mg
- Protein 1 g
- Calories 82.0
- Total fat 4 g
- Cholesterol 7 mg
- Saturated fat 2 g
- Total carbohydrate 11 g
- Iron 3.0
- Folate 2.0
- Calcium 1.0
- Vitamin A 2.0
- Vitamin C 2.0