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Star-topped Mince Pies

Star-topped Mince Pies

It’s Christmas Eve Eve and Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without some delicious mince pies. I’ve been trying to perfect mine this month and have made a few batches. The first were too thick and the lids didn’t fit so all the filling spilled out. The second were still too thick and the pastry overworked. The … Continue reading

Peach & Raspberry Bakewell Tart

Peach & Raspberry Bakewell Tart

I was pondering what to bake this weekend when hubby piped up that he fancied a Bakewell Tart. Decision made! However, I like to try and do something a bit different in my baking and just making a plain old Bakewell Tart seemed a bit boring. Therefore, I swapped the raspberry jam for peach jam … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

I have never eaten a lemon meringue pie. I don’t particularly like lemony desserts and cakes. But for some reason I had an inexplicable desire to make a lemon meringue pie! However, it’s always a little tricky to make something when you have no frame of reference for what it’s supposed to turn out like! … Continue reading