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- 500g Sunbeam mixed fruit
- 1 cup well packed brown sugar
- 1 grated lemon juice
- 1 grated orange juice
- 1 teaspoon mixed spices
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 75 g of melted butter
- 1/2 cup of brandy
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds Sunbeam
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup icing sugar * for garnish
- 2 1/2 cups plain flour
- 70 g powdered sugar
- 175 g minced cold butter
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 tablespoons of chilled water
For fruit minced meat, chop the fruit into large chunks and transfer to a heat-resistant plate.
Add sugar, peel and juice, spices, melted butter, and brandy.
Cover and microwave in high heat for 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
For the shortcrust pastry, place the flour, sugar and butter in a food processor and process until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the egg yolks and water until the mixture begins to come together.
Turn the dough into a clean work surface. Form a disc and cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to rest.
To bake cakes, preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to 3 mm thick.
Use a cookie cutter to cut bases and star shapes. Press the bases into nonstick pans.
Chop the coarse almonds in a food processor and stir in the fruit mixture.
Fill the bases with the mixture and place star shapes on top. Brush with milk.
Bake 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle with icing sugar to serve.
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