With 74 days until Christmas shoppers looking to stock up on mince pies should head to their corner shop rather than high-end retailers, experts
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Photographs of the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince Wiliam and Prince George making Christmas puddings for the Royal British Legion’s Together at Christmas initiative have warmed the hearts of the nation. But mince pies are not the only Christmas treats the Royal Family enjoys. The Queen’s pastry chef has revealed the secret recipe for the royal mince pies enjoyed each Christmas by the Royal Family. So for those hoping to make the Queen’s mince pie recipe, Express.co.uk has compiled an easy guide.
hellomagazine.com This gluten-free mince pie recipe is so good that you won’t even be able to tell it’s any different from the traditional recipe. From Dove Farm, this recipe is a delicious take on the classic mince pie. ## MOBILE ROBAPAGINAS
Are you gluten-free? Well, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the all-important mince pies this Christmas as Dove Farm has shared a gluten-free mince pie recipe and trust us when we say, you won’t even be able to taste the difference they are that delicious!
Article StartNewcastle University archivists have unearthed an unusual festive recipe you might like to try on your family this year – depending how much you love them.
When people claim they don’t like mince pies, I feel compelled to assure them it’s just the commercial version they object to – if they tried homemade ones, with their crumbly, buttery pastry and fruit-packed filling, they’d agree I was right. Admittedly, this cooksplaining doesn’t always go down terribly well, especially after a couple of festive sherries, but the pies themselves usually do.
Alice Fevronia is nervous. The Great British Bake Off finalist has just pelted over to our test kitchen straight from her school, where she still works as a geography teacher, and she’s visibly overwhelmed by the task at hand. “I’m slightly nervous that people might change their purchasing habits based on me,” she frets as she sits before a colossal pile of supermarket mince pies. “This will require much more nuance than just picking between a right answer or a wrong answer on an exam paper.”