Reindeer Pies

      • 100g butter, softened
      • 95g plain flour
      • 60g rye flour
      • 1 tsp baking powder
      • 1/2 tsp salt
      • 50ml milk


      • 100g strong cheese, grated
      • 2 eggs
      • 120g smetana
      • 100g smoked reindeer, chopped
      • 2 tsp plain flour
      • freshly ground black pepper


      1. Preheat oven to 225C.
      2. Mix the dry ingredients with the butter, add milk and mix to combine. Divide the dough into two and form into bars. Cut each bar into 12 pieces and roll the pieces into balls. Press the pieces into a muffin tin to cup shapes.
      3. Stir together the ingredients for the filling and fill in the cups. Bake for about 15 minutes.