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I only tried my first ever mince pie last year; discovered that I like them. The best apple pie recipe with crumb topping Tonight I’m having my first mince pie of the year for my night snack!

I’ve never made them, but I did make puff pastry and mincemeat swirls last year, and I made mince pie fairy cakes, which were delicious with custard.

Must be brutally honest and say I’ve never tried Christmas pudding thus far. Apple crumble pie recipe martha stewart My Dad makes a huge Christmas cake for the festive season, covered in icing as thick as my fist.


Crumb top apple pie recipe Stodgy and sickly as hell, but my god it don’t half taste bad (in small slices)!!

I think you can get good bought ones nowadays but I hold my hand up and say that I make my own because my mom always does. Crumb top apple pie recipe easy I still don’t think mine match up!

I’ve made Delia’s mincemeat in the past, Nigella’s Cranberry-Studded mincemeat is very good – different to the normal stuff but lovely in its own right. Homemade apple crumb pie recipe As is the pastry for her star-stopped mince pies – bound with the juice of an orange.

This year I’ve made the Ministry Of Food mincemeat recipe from 1945, obviously using veg suet (so more can eat the pies!).

delia’s mincemeat recipe is my alltime favourite but i use veg suet. Dutch apple pie crumble topping recipe As for shop bought pies, I like Greggs mince pies, very nice pastry and the filling’s good too.

I am not a big Xmas person but just had my first mince pie of the year. French apple pie recipe with crumb topping Waitrose ones, ?2.50 for 6. Homemade apple pie recipe with crumb topping A big thumbs up. Crumb topping for apple pie recipe Great pastry and filling.

People only eat them because they feel obliged to. Apple pie recipe with crumb topping If they actually tasted (genuinely) nice, they’d be on the shelves all year long, selling as well as cherry bakewells, apple pies or American muffins.

“It’s Christmas therefore I must eat mince pies” isn’t the most intelligent logic.

I prefer Lidl or Aldi’s premium brands over Mr Kipling or other supermarket own brands.

I genuinely love mince pies, but I feel the way you do in regards to Christmas cake with that sickly sweet marzipan icing. Easy dutch apple crumb pie recipe Yuck. Best apple pie recipe crumb topping I’m not fond of Christmas pudding either, although I do like fruit cake.

I contemplated picking up a box of pies last week to put away for Christmas but the expiry date was Dec 18. Apple crumb pie recipe food network I’ll wait a week or two I guess. Best apple crumble recipe ever The Aldi premium ones are very nice, we bought some last year.

We’ve got a score chart going in my office. Easy apple pie recipe with crumb topping So far we’ve tried 5 different pies and the top scorer is Aldi mid range, I think they are 79p for six, really lovely.

Still to try Greggs yet, they are usually my favorites. Best homemade apple crumb pie recipe I also like the mincemeat and custard pies from McDonalds – definitely not the healthiest but bloody lovely!

As you may have worked out, I certainly do love a mince pie ??

I have made my own before, if you can call it that. Apple pie with crumb crust recipe I bought the pastry (shortcrust on the base and puff on the top) with luxury mincemeat from Tesco and a dribble of brandy in each. Recipe for crumb topping for apple pie They were yummy.

Just made my mince pies and use the same recipe every year and it’s really easy.

Use two thirds butter to plain flour, so if you use 8 oz of plain flour use 6oz of butter, then half sugar to flour so 4 oz . French apple pie crumb topping recipe Rub it all together and add an egg yolk.

You then have to kneed the pastry as it’s like shortbread. Dutch apple pie crumb topping recipe It will take a bit of time to bring it all together so don’t panic when it doesn’t look like it will form a lump.

Don’t attempt to roll it out as it will cause a sticky mess, instead pinch of a walnut sized piece and squash it in your hand to make a circle to fit your pudding tin. Crumb topping recipe for apple pie It’s very forgiving so you can smooth it out if you make a hole in the pastry. Cranberry apple crumble pie recipe Put in your mince meat and then pinch off more pastry and squash it in your hands to make a lid. Recipe for apple pie crumble Pinch it all around the edges to make a seal in the little pies.

When they are cooked (about twenty minutes 180 C ), you must leave them in the tin for ten minutes before you take them out as they are very crumbly and need to ‘set’ first.

You can easily make mincemeat yourself too. Best recipe for apple crumb pie The bonus of this is you can put in the things you like. Crumb crust recipe for apple pie Put the things you have chosen in a pan with brown sugar, instead of suet you can just add some good **** of butter and add a good swig of brandy. Crumb topped apple slab pie recipe Boil it until it is thick and gooey . Recipe for apple pie with crumb topping It’s best if you can leave it in a jar for a couple of weeks, but to be honest I’ve used it straight away before and it’s fine.

Agree, I tried them the other month just to see. Recipe for dutch apple pie with crumb topping Expensive but flavours everywhere.

Tried the standard Iceland ones the other day, you get what you pay for.

Just made my mince pies and use the same recipe every year and it’s really easy.

Use two thirds butter to plain flour, so if you use 8 oz of plain flour use 6oz of butter, then half sugar to flour so 4 oz . Dutch apple pie with crumb topping recipe Rub it all together and add an egg yolk.

You then have to kneed the pastry as it’s like shortbread. Recipe for dutch apple pie crumb topping It will take a bit of time to bring it all together so don’t panic when it doesn’t look like it will form a lump.

Don’t attempt to roll it out as it will cause a sticky mess, instead pinch of a walnut sized piece and squash it in your hand to make a circle to fit your pudding tin. Caramel apple pie recipe with crumb topping It’s very forgiving so you can smooth it out if you make a hole in the pastry. Dutch apple pie recipe with crumb topping Put in your mIince meat and then pinch off more pastry and squash it in your hands to make a lid. Fresh apple pie recipe with crumb topping Pinch it all around the edges to make a seal in the little pies.

When they are cooked (about twenty minutes 180 C ), you must leave them in the tin for ten minutes before you take them out as they are very crumbly and need to ‘set’ first.

You can easily make mincemeat yourself too. Recipe for crumb topping apple pie The bonus of this is you can put in the things you like. Best crumb top apple pie recipe Put the things you have chosen in a pan with brown sugar, instead of suet you can just add some good **** of butter and add a good swig of brandy. Recipe for apple pie crumb topping Boil it until it is thick and gooey . Dutch apple pie with crumb topping recipes It’s best if you can leave it in a jar for a couple of weeks, but to be honest I’ve used it straight away before and it’s fine.

My daughter and I made our own at the weekend. Recipe for crumb topping on apple pie They tasted lovely but the pastry a little too crumbly; nice but difficult to eat without making a right old mess.

Our mixture wasn’t dry or crumbly at all; we didn’t roll it but if we had I imagine it would have been easy to work with as it was neither too dry or sticky. Recipe apple pie crumb topping I was surprised it baked up so crumbly.

Reading around it seems it can be crumbly if the dough is too dry or because it had been overworked or handled. Apple pie crumb topping recipe As it wasn’t the former I assume I had over handled it so it’s interesting you say you should kneed well. Apple pie crumb topping recipe best I’ll try that. French apple crumb pie recipe And have my butter a little less chilled.

I think maybe because my butter was so chilled it took more rubbing causing it to become oily. Best apple crumb pie recipe Who knows! I’m a terrible baker.

Ha. Apple pie with crumb topping recipe Forget plans to try baking another batch. Homemade apple pie with crumb topping recipe My husband has just brought home Spar’s own mince pies. Caramel apple pie recipe crumb top They are gorgeous. Best apple pie with crumb topping recipe Just the right amount of tang. Caramel apple pie with crumb topping recipe Pastry not quite as nice as homemade but it’s the mincemeat that makes it. Caramel apple pie crumb topping recipe No point making my own when Spar do such a nice one for peanuts.

My daughter and I made our own at the weekend. Apple crumb pie recipe with oatmeal They tasted lovely but the pastry a little too crumbly; nice but difficult to eat without making a right old mess.

Our mixture wasn’t dry or crumbly at all; we didn’t roll it but if we had I imagine it would have been easy to work with as it was neither too dry or sticky. Apple crumb pie recipes with fresh apples I was surprised it baked up so crumbly.

Reading around it seems it can be crumbly if the dough is too dry or because it had been overworked or handled. Recipe for apple crumb pie topping As it wasn’t the former I assume I had over handled it so it’s interesting you say you should kneed well. Recipe for apple crumb pie I’ll try that. Easy dutch apple pie topping recipe And have my butter a little less chilled.

I think maybe because my butter was so chilled it took more rubbing causing it to become oily. Easy apple pie crisp recipe Who knows! I’m a terrible baker.

Remember it’s only because this pastry is more like shortbread that you knead it. Apple pie crumble recipe oats I don’t think over handling normal pastry is a good thing. Apple crumble pie recipe jamie oliver I wouldn’t want to be the cause of a kitchen disaster

Remember it’s only because this pastry is more like shortbread that you knead it. Apple crumble pie recipe nigella I don’t think over handling normal pastry is a good thing. Easy apple crisp pie recipe I wouldn’t want to be the cause of a kitchen disaster

Rest assured I’m responsible for all my own kitchen disasters. Easy caramel apple crumble pie recipe All of them.

If I try them again I’ll try your recipe – think we’d like a shortbready pastry. Recipe dutch apple crumb pie In meantime the Spar boyos will do.

You are wrong. Recipe apple pie crumb topping best I eat mince pies because I like them, not because I feel I have to at Christmas. Best apple pie recipe with streusel topping If they were on the shelves all year round, I would buy them.

Aren’t they available all year? I thought perhaps a limited range would be available.

I found a nice mince pie filling recipe last year, and modified it because we can’t have alcohol and am trying to reduce our dairy intake. Apple pie crisp topping recipe Makes about 4 dozen vegan mince pies (depending on how deep you like the filling).

Rough chop the apples with their peel on, and zest and juice the oranges and lemons. Apple pie streusel topping recipe Mix these together with the vegan spread, dried fruit, sugar, and spices, and leave the mixture overnight in a covered container to marinade.

Bake in a deep tray covered with foil at 120°C for 2 hours. Easy apple pie crumble topping recipe Stir a couple of times during the cooking, and then mix in the orange juice when it’s cooling.

I’m not good at making pastry, so I use Jus-Rol shortcrust which works very well. Apple pie crumb topping recipe food network Then I dust the tops with icing sugar. Best apple pie crumble topping recipe It’s impossible to tell that there’s no dairy in them, they’re delicious.

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