Minced fruit pies are very much part of our Christmas festivities
I am the most appalling pastry maker and usually use a ready rolled - but it just isn't the same as the amazing flaky pastry my mum used to make for Christmas mincepies... melt in the mouth......
Enter Darling Daughter In Law....
~ we are going to need more ~
These are the cutest little mini plum puddings we made
~ Shelley's easy peasy yummy recipe ~
~ DDES doesn't really like all that fruity stuff ~
~ Chocolate cup-cakes with snowflakes ~
~ Home made Vanilla essence used in my baking this year ~
~ Best quality brandy with vanilla pods added ~
~ has been soaking for 6 months ~
~ good enough to drink on it's own ~
~ but I haven't ~
~ much ~
~ Kettle on, home baked goodies available ~
~ do pop in ~