Serves 12 | 45 minutes | Easy


9 oz shortcrust pastry
Sugar for dusting

For the filling
2 grated apples
1 tbsp sultana
1 tbsp mixed citrus peels
1 tbsp chopped blanched almonds
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp Grappa
1 lemon (juice and rind)
A pinch of nutmeg


1. Mix all the filling ingredients together in a large bowl.
2. Cut the pastry into 24 circles, making half slightly smaller, as they will be the tops.
3. Place the larger pastry circles into well greased patty tins, divide the filling among them and cover with the smaller circles.
4. Sprinkle with sugar and bake in a preheated oven at 392°F for 25 minutes. Serve hot or cold.