Too much mincemeat? 10 delicious recipes to make the most of it – or even reuse mince pies

Crumbles, samosas, flapjacks, ice-cream … try a few of the alternatives and you’ll soon be wondering why you settled for the traditional mincemeat-in-pasty arrangement

Christmas is coming and, in a burst of uncharacteristic domesticity, you have decided to make your own mince pies. It’s a sensible impulse because the act of eating most shop-bought mince pies is roughly equivalent to force-feeding yourself dry pastry. However, you have mucked up the quantities and now you have buckets and buckets of leftover mincemeat. Whatever should you do with it all? Glad you asked. Here are 10 very good uses.

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