Posts tagged "christmas"

Mincemeat biscuits

I love making edible gifts for Christmas presents and this is one I’ve made many times. This recipe makes about 24 biscuits. Ingredients 200g unsalted butter, softened  100g soft brown sugar 200g porridge oats (I use Stringer porridge oats, from  a local farm in Bishop Wilton)  100g plain flour 6 tablespoons of mincemeat (I made my mincemeat using the River Cottage apple, pear and ginger mincemeat recipe) Method: Heat the...

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Mince pies

Mince pies are a favourite in our house. Mr Frivolitea has been asking for days when I'm going to make some. Well today was the day. Here's my recipe. Rich shortcrust pastry 250g plain flour 175g butter ( cold and cubed) 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tbsp cold water  I make my pastry in my thermomix: Put the flour, butter and sugar in the thermomix...

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Mincemeat biscuits 

I love making edible gifts for Christmas presents and this is one I've made a couple of years in a row now. This recipe makes about 24 biscuits. Ingredients 200g unsalted butter, softened  100g soft brown sugar 200g porridge oats ( I use stringer porridge oats, from  a local farm in Bishop Wilton)  100g plain flour 6 tablespoons of mincemeat ( I made my mincemeat using the river cottage Apple,...

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