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Braided Mince Meat Puffs

Hey guys, Christmas is round the corner and I want to share with you a crispy, flaky and flavourful Braided Mince Meat Puff recipe. This is not the normal simple looking puff but a creatively decorated one that would add to the 'Wow' , 'yum' , 'melt in the mouth' and 'superb' comments from your friends and relies.

You don't have to slave in the kitchen for hours together making the pastry from scratch. You can do the magic with the frozen puff pastry sheet. The technique is simple. You have to make diagonal cuts down the sides of your sheet of pastry and criss-cross them over the filling. I have used left over mince meat. You can see my recipe in YouTube channel for preparing mince meat.

So, follow my step-by-step instructions in the pictures given below and I am sure, you will get lots of 'Wows' for your Braided Mince Meat Puffs. But, please remember me when you are enjoying with your friends, share the recipe with them and ask them too to like, share and subscribe to my channel Curry for the Soul on YouTube. After all, sharing is caring!!!

Prep time: 5 mins. Cook time: 10-12 mins. Total time: 15 mins.

(preparation of filling is not mentioned in this recipe)

Author: Curry for the Soul

Recipe type: Party Starter, Beefy heaven

Cuisine: Indian

Serves: 4


  • 1 frozen puff pastry (thaw for 10 mins)

  • Mince meat or any other filling of your choice

  • Pizza cutter for making cuts in the pastry

  • Oil spray

  • Egg-wash


  1. Place the puff pastry sheet on the butter paper

  2. Reserving the centre portion for the filling, make diagonal cuts down the sides of pastry sheet

  3. Remove the corner bits as shown in the picture

  4. Spread the filling in the centre portion

  5. Criss-cross the strips over the filling

  6. Brush with egg-wash

  7. Preheat the oven at 180 C for 10 minutes

  8. Bake in the oven for 10-12 mins or until golden brown and crisp

  9. Serve hot with tomato ketch-up or any other sauce of your choice

Enjoy and share. Happy Christmas to you and your family!!!

Step-by-step pictures for making Braided Mince Meat Puffs:

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