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Best Mince Pies 2017??

Postby pete9012S » 18 Dec 2014, 10:08

Who has made the best shop bought Mince Pies this year in your opinion?

I've tried Aldi's (warm with cream) 7/10 Sainsburys in store bakery ones 8/10 Greggs bakers 9/10

How about you???
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 18 Dec 2014, 11:32

I just buy Asda's in a box of 6. Nice pastry, doesn't repeat on me and not expensive.

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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby burlingtonbertram » 18 Dec 2014, 11:38

I got through about eight boxes of Co-op ones last December at £1 a pack; so I guess I can recommend them. Made my own this year - 60 so far!
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Lucky Star » 18 Dec 2014, 15:45

I hate mince pies. All of them. :?
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby walter raleigh » 18 Dec 2014, 16:03

I used to love mince pies when I was younger, but I've gone of them a little now (although one every now and again does give a Proustian flash of Christmases past). Stollen is my usual Christmas guilty pleasure these days.
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby pete9012S » 18 Dec 2014, 16:09

Walter have you tried Aldi's stollen? Its scrumpialiciousgorgeoesmorishwunnerful!! :wink:
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby walter raleigh » 18 Dec 2014, 16:18

No, can't say I have Pete. Not sure where my nearest Aldi is either. I usually get mine from the local delicatessen, or the House of Fraser food hall.
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby pete9012S » 18 Dec 2014, 16:35

If you're a stollen connoisseur Walter,and I suspect you are, I would be fascinated to hear what you think about Aldi's version.
It weighs about as much as an English house brick,a full setter and is very moreish.
It costs about two quid so it's not exorbitantly pricey if you decide you don't like it.

Sometimes we butter it,well actually most times we do,with a huge mug of tea.... :D
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Courtenay » 18 Dec 2014, 16:50

I prefer Bramley apple pies. 8) Haven't gone out of my way to compare different brands, though.
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby pete9012S » 18 Dec 2014, 18:01

Oh no! Now I feel like apple pie and custard....Mr Kipling help me!!! :D :D :D
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Courtenay » 18 Dec 2014, 18:25

Wishing you an exceedingly good supper, Pete. :wink:
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Moonraker » 18 Dec 2014, 19:17

Heaps of cream piled on them for me!
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 18 Dec 2014, 21:57

Cornish Clotted cream I hope. :lol:

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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Daisy » 18 Dec 2014, 22:09

Of course....Only the best for Nigel! :lol:
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Re: Best Mince Pies 2014??

Postby Courtenay » 18 Dec 2014, 22:34

Mmmm... clotted crrrrreeeeeammmmm. :mrgreen:
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