Start by putting your 2 x chubs of sausage meat in a large mixing bowl & mix together with the onion chutney.
Roll out your pastry into a large rectangular sheet about .5cm think. once rolled, place your sheet onto a large sheet of baking paper. this will make it easier to transfer the finished plait onto your baking tray.
next, place your sausage meat mixture onto the pastry & form into a Christmas tree shape.
Crumble the stilton & push it into the sausage meat.
Using a sharp knife, cut long strips at either side of the sausage meat & start crossing them over to make the plait effect.
Once you’ve got to the end of the plait, neatly wrap & cut the pastry around the ‘trunk’ of the tree.
Using the baking paper, lift your plait onto a large baking tray.
Whisk up your 2 eggs and glaze the plait before putting in a 180°C oven for 30 minutes.
Enjoy warm or cold.
Can be made ahead & frozen before cooking.
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