Nici Wickes' sweet Christmas mince shortcake

Try something new with your Christmas fruit mince this year with Nici Wickes’ Christmas shortcake. A sweet, crumbly crust is filled with her mum’s ever-reliable mincemeat recipe, and makes a gorgeous gift for friends and family.

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 18, 2019

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