ALDI Specially Selected Mince Pie

2015 ALDI Specially Selected Mince Pies

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2015 ALDI Specially Selected Mince Pies
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Today's pie is a joy to behold. Nice snowflake design with granulated sugar making it sparkle in the light. It's a average size pie filling the foil case well. It has an excellent aroma, we are looking forward to this pie.

However the lid is poorly fixed to the base and comes off in our had before we've got the pie out of it's case. The lid pastry is firm and crisp but the base is too soft and starts to fall apart as we extract it from it's case.

We re-assemble the pie for first impressions and they are good despite the inconsistency on the pastry. The filling is very good, fruity and flavoursome but there could be more squeezed into the pie. But it crumbles into our laps...

It could have been a great pie, but was let down by the pastry.

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Packaging Description

ALDI Specially Selected Crumbly All Butter Mince Pies
With Brandy laced mincemeat.
All butter pastry filled with a luxurious festive mincemeat and sprinkled with crunchy sugar.

Nutrition Information (Per Pie)

 Energy  243 kcal
 Protein  2.5g
 Carbohydrate  37g
 Fat  9.2g
 Fibre  1.2g
 Salt  0.17g

Best Before: 18 Jan 2016

Suitable for Vegetarians