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Mince Pie Watch 2019

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The 2019 List

The Forum Cafe Mince Pie Ice Cream - 10/10

Waitrose & Partners All Butter Puff Pastry Mince Pies (oven required) - 9.5/10

MINCE PIE WATCH 2019: Heston’s Large Mince Pies with a Lemon Twist - 9/10

Aldi Classic Mince Pies - 8.5/10

Tesco Finest All Butter Crumble Topped Mince Pies with Courvosier - 7.5/10

Marks & Spencer Mince Pies - 7.5/10

Pret A Manger Mince Pies - 7.5/10

Starbucks Mince Pies - 7.5/10

 Waitrose Plum, Honey and Ginger Mince Pie - 7/10

Co-op Butter Enriched Mince Pie Granola - 7/10
Asda Extra Special Crumble Mince Pies - 6.5/10

Waitrose All Butter Mince Pies - 6.5/20

Asda Extra Special Luxury Sloe Gin Mince Pies - 6/10

Heston’s Chocolate & Sour Cherry Crumble Mince Pies - 5/10

Greggs Mince Pies - 5/10

Rose and Grant’s Mince Pies - 4/10

Tesco Rhubarb and Ginger Mince Pies - 4/10

Aldi Salted Caramel Mince Pies - 3.5/10

Asda Extra Special Luxury Mince Pies - 3/10

Lyons Mince Pies - 3/10

Sainsbury’s Deep Filled Mince Pies - 2.5/10

Aldi Black Forest Crumble Mince Pies - 2.5/10.

Tesco Mince Pies - 2/10

Asda Extra Special Deep Filled Mince Pies - 2/10

 

 

MINCE PIE WATCH 2019: Asda Extra Special Luxury Mince Pies

Every year, every fucking year, Asda go and “do an Asda”. They always have to spoil things with their lies. These aren’t luxury mince pies. They’re wee, stunted, incredibly crumbly, and poorly baked. Very tasty filling though.

2019 Pie Score: 3

 

 

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I do enjoy a Christmas Mince Pie. Nicely warmed through and maybe even a dollop of double cream. However, Mrs SL has just shown me a recipe which adds coarsely grated Cheddar cheese and Parmesan to cider & apple mincemeat. That is truly an abomination. Cheese in a mince pie? I think not.

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41 minutes ago, EH75 said:

Recipie is in fucking cups. Americanised nonsense. 

 

Have you not got cups in your house?

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Morrison’s in erskine had puff pastry ones when I was in today.

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46 minutes ago, Mark Connolly said:

I'm not sure Big Gus will be happy at someone else doing a pie review.

Were the checkout girls in their teens and possibly under age?

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Bought 6 Holly Lane ones from Aldi the other week, would have been better binning the pies and eating the box.

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13 hours ago, Melanius Mullarkey said:

A good mince pie should be laden with sherry and be made with puff pastry not shortcrust.

1000% yes.

My gran used to make these, I miss them...really must try and find the recipe

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2 hours ago, Shaggy Jenkins said:

1000% yes.

My gran used to make these, I miss them...really must try and find the recipe

 

1 hour ago, tree house tam said:

Puff pastry > Shortcrust pastry

Puff Pastry Club.

Anymore takers?

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Just now, Bairnardo said:
4 minutes ago, Melanius Mullarkey said:
Puff Pastry Club.
Anymore takers?

On a par with being asked to be in Gary Glitters gang this.

Mozza likes grannies. 

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