How many calories are contained in an average size mince pie?
A typically sized mince pie weighing around 70 grams will contain on average 270 calories. This is the size of mince pies typically found in packs of six.
For their size these Christmas treats can hold more calories than you’d expect due to their fairly high levels of sugar and fat. A 70g pie will contain around 10g of Fat and 25g of Sugar.
As with most desert foods, mince pies should be enjoyed in moderation but of course Christmas is only once a year. But if your trying to lose weight, at least you now know how many calories they have before polishing off too many.