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Waitrose have mince pies

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0pheliaBalls Fri 25-Jul-14 08:41:02

Individual ones, in the bakery. Bought some yesterday - was excellent, eating mince pies in this heat grin

Thought I'd mention it in case anyone's feeling especially festive. Well, it IS less than five months to Christmas now...

MrsCK Fri 25-Jul-14 11:07:11

My husband would kill me!! haha!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 25-Jul-14 11:27:00

Ooooohhh grin

I do like the Sainsburys Taste the Difference Mini Mince Pies (they have the correct pastry:mincemeat ratio IMO ) and I buy them in October a couple of weeks before Christmas

Haven't tried the Waitrose ones <<feels a trip to Waitrose imminent>>

Are the pies shortcrust or flakey?

Legionofboom Fri 25-Jul-14 11:33:53

Nowhere near Waitrose envy

<books flight to UK>

0pheliaBalls Fri 25-Jul-14 14:16:28

70 they're shortcrust. Dusted with a snowy flurry of icing sugar. And they are heavenly warm with a dollop of yellow double cream. They're not massively deep but the mincemeat is divine and anyway, in July I'll take whatever mince pies I can get grin

LuisSuarezTeeth Fri 25-Jul-14 14:19:27

What???? The fuckers. I hope they melt.

LuisSuarezTeeth Fri 25-Jul-14 14:20:48

Oh shit. Just noticed the topic.

Sorry blush

Ahem. As you were.

aylesburyduck Fri 25-Jul-14 15:32:50

<runs screaming to waitrose kicking everyone in my path out of the way>

OP I love you for posting this grin xx

0pheliaBalls Fri 25-Jul-14 22:28:41

Aylesbury you are SO welcome. I'm about to have one for pudding...

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