Mince Pies

Sweet Pastry
November 9, 2011 Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the traditional Mince Pies.  Its ingredients can be traced back to the 13th century.   This is made from ready made mincemeat but you can use your own Home made Mincemeat. Ingredients 225g cold butter , diced 350g plain flour 100g caster sugar* 280g mincemeat 1 small egg , beaten {More...}

Basic Apple Pie Recipe

Sweet Pastry
July 14, 2011 This is my mom’s recipe for apple pie (I’ve even successfully made it a few times!)   You can make the crust or you can use a premade one.   CRUST (recipe makes one double crust): 2 1/2 cups white flour 2 tbsp. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cold butter, broken into small pieces 5 {Tags: } {More...}