Can the cheeky chef come up with a better mince pie?
Well he likes to think so….
If you’re new to this whole making of your own pies mallarky, then give some of these standard recipes a go. There are slight variations amongst them, so check each one out before writing your shopping list. Hopefully there’s one to suit you.
I know, it’s hard to believe, but some of you out there are tired of the ordinary, humble mince pie. If you’re longing to stray from the nest and fancy a bit of adventure, then here are a few temptations to entice you on your journey.
Question is, do they still count as mince pies? What do you reckon?
This recipe is similar to the basic pies above, but with the added advantage of including several alternatives at the bottom; Cheesecake, Frangipane, Meringue & Marzipan pies! We feel it would be unfair to do a leader board on home-made pies, but some of these look worth a shot.
For you vegetarians out there… these Fig and Walnut Mince Pies with Smooth Vanilla Swedish Glace even tempt our carnivorous tastebuds!
Everything about this recipe shouts America to us; from the Cranberry contents to the ‘cups’ of ingredients. However, if you’re a transatlantic pie eater, why not give it a try?
Citrus Frosted Mince Pies Just reading the recipe makes me drool.