One of the most delicious Christmas cakes typical of areas of the UK. The mince pie, or sometimes minced pie, is a delziosa cake stuffed with sweet shortcrust pastry or puff pastry. The filling is called mincemeat in English, which would seem to call a meat content but is not found in the modern form of the preparation. In its current form, the cake is filled with a mixture of fruit such as dried fruit (raisins, cherries, apricots, candied orange peel), spices (cinnamon, nutmeg), chopped walnuts or almonds, suet and a bit 'of liquor (usually brandy or rum) that contributes to the sweet taste of a very special and irresistible, as well as the powdered sugar that is sprinkled over the cake after baking. Warm, heated in the microwave, cold, mince pie is a sweet flavor. unmatched for gourmets from most refined palate with a particular and those who love the taste of tradition. Again, the cake can be made tastier by a supply with cream or brandy butter sauce because you melt above to be placed on the cake after removing the top. Such as Christmas pudding, mince pie is also linked to local traditions and superstitions: according to tradition, in fact, when you prepare the filling for mince pie should always turn the dough clockwise, turning anticlockwise, in fact, attract bad luck for the coming year.