Time for a good old mince pie

Well, 2012 is almost over! My mincemeat has aged and it’s time for mince pies (my recipe in French).

Since I discovered this pie 3 years back, I tweaked the recipe by adding more orange zest and lemon peels to the mincemeat, I added orange zest and almond powder to the dough which I roll in fine semoulina or polenta..


Everybody who tried it love it, so do I. I hope you will also give it a try. Like anything else, it’s better homemade.

You can cover the pie the way you want, especially if you have cookie cutters..

This is this year’s bake.

That one with oozing caramelized goodness has my name on it!

A closer look

I just had a bite.

 And since there are mincepies, the Christmas cake is not far as you may have guessed. I just covered it with marzipan and the icing will follow shortly…

4 thoughts on “Time for a good old mince pie

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s