Mince pie brownies

Mince pies and a brownie together in one recipe? Our chefs have come up with a surprising recipe that'll get everyone’s tastes buds tingling. A festive twist on a classic brownie, these indulgent mince pie brownies make for a delicious dessert, Christmas pick-me-up or thoughtful gift to share with loved ones. Plus, they're a great way to use up any leftover mince pies.

Cakes and bakes
A stack of mince pie brownies on a cooling rack
  • Preparation time 25 minutes (prep. time)
  • Cooking time 30-35 minutes (cooking time)
  • Serves 12


  • 250gbaking margarine
  • 400gcaster sugar
  • 75gcocoa powder
  • 4eggs
  • 150ggluten-free self-raising flour
  • 100gdark chocolate chips
  • 250gleft over mince pies, broken into bitesize pieces
  • 150gmincemeat


  1. Preheat your oven to 160°C and line your 30cm x 23cm baking tray.
  2. Place the margarine into a pan on a low heat until melted.
  3. Take the pan off the heat then add the sugar and cocoa powder. Mix together to thoroughly combine.
  4. Beat the eggs together in a separate bowl then add them to the cocoa mixture. Combine together thoroughly.
  5. Add in the flour and mix again.
  6. Gently stir in the chocolate drops, broken mince pies and mincemeat.
  7. Pour the mix into your baking tray and smooth down the top.
  8. Place in the oven for 30-35 minutes until risen slightly and just set – there should be a slight wobble. 
  9. Once cooked, take out of the oven and cool completely in the tin.
  10. When the mince pie brownies have completely cooled, refrigerate until cold before cutting.