Two weeks before Christmas, Isn't it exciting
Wrapping, baking and lots of sighing
Presents bought, fairy lights checked
Time running out, the house to be decked
I love mince pies and every year I do my own mince pie survey, it's really just an excuse to eat loads of them!
Tesco finest all butter with Courvoisier, £2 for 6: Lovely pastry, generous delicious filling 8/10
Co-op luxury mince pies all butter with brandy, £2 for 6: Very nice, crumbly pastry, tasty generous filling 8/10
Mr Kipling £1 for 6: very tasty 8/10
Tesco 89p for 6: not bad 5/10
The co-op truly delicious mini mince pies £2.50 for 12: These little beauties are gorgeous, 3 topped with chopped pecan nuts and glaze, 3 with a pastry star, and 3 with whisky butter cream 10/10
Aldi crumbly all butter with brandy £1.15 for 6: Very tasty but the pastry is too crumbly, nice filling 7/10
The Co-op Loved by us £1 for 6: Quite nice 6/10
Greggs £2 for 6: Made in store. They are delicious. With a good sturdy shortcrust pastry and generous tasty filling, they taste just like home made 10/10
In a recent survey of mince pies Greggs came out above Fortnum & Mason at £13.95 for a box of 6. Mind you they are beautifully packaged and would make a lovely present for a mum or a favourite aunt.