• Cooking Time: 25-30
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 30


  • 8oz self raising flour
  • 8oz butter
  • 8oz caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 pack butter (250g)
  • 1 box icing sugar (500g)
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 jar homemade mincemeat


  • 1- beat butter until light and fluffy
  • 2- add sugar, flour, eggs and vanilla extract then beat well
  • 3- divide mixture between two lined sandwich tins and bake for about 25 minutes at 190c or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • 4- cool completely on a wire rack whilst making the frosting
  • frosting-:
  • 1- beat butter and gradually add sifted icing sugar until fluffy and pale
  • 2- add vanilla and any colouring if desired at this stage and beat again
  • assembly-:
  • 1- trim the cakes, place the bottom cake on a serving plate and cover with the mincemeat
  • 2- place top cake on top
  • 3- cover with the frosting and decorate as desired


a christmassy twist on an old favourite mmmmmmmmm!

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