Mary berry orange pastry mince pies recipes

2016 Recipe Disasters!

Add to it those rosemary red chilli breadcrumbs and no, just no. Even my fresh berry compote couldn't save those pancakes

Five festive frugal things I did this week #16

I used an old faithful recipe from the MaryBerry Christmas Collection*, where the pastry gets a lift from adding a bit of icing sugar and the grated zest of half an orange (recipe is also in this article)
12 Recipes of Christmas: Outrageously Orange Mince Pies

12 Recipes of Christmas: Outrageously Orange Mince Pies

Although these certainly wouldn't stand up to the judgement of any higher baking beings, like MaryBerry, and I would crumble (even if the pastry didn't) if Paul Hollywood gave my little pies the angry stare but they don't half taste good
Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Rachel Allen has a more classic approach of dividing one shortbread mixture in half to create two layers surrounding the mincemeat, whilst MaryBerry’s recipe has a very thin pastry layer as the base and a grated streusel topping
Healthy Homemade Mincemeat

Healthy Homemade Mincemeat

  For my basic method & what to include I consulted the legendary MaryBerry and also Joy of Baking and went somewhere in-between for my healthier take on the traditional classic