Mince Pies 2013

A Big Bowl of Ingredients

A Big Bowl of Ingredients

Constance, Tansy, Hattie and Min are the elected Mince Pie filling makers this year… They closely inspect the ingredients…

Just under 6 oz of Hittys

Just under 6 oz of Hittys

And test the kitchen scales before commencing to weigh and measure….

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Choppings and Gratings

Choppings and Gratings

Many hands make light work – fortunately the humans and Hittys both had lots of help, and the big bowl was quickly filled up with raisins and almonds, grated apples and lemon zest and everything else.

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Bottling

Bottling

Constance and Hattie have found an almost Hitty-sized preserving jar.

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Lots of Mince Pie filling

Lots of Mince Pie filling

The girls are rather pleased with the results!

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Rolling and cutting

Rolling and cutting

Tansy and Hattie are in charge of pastry-making this year.

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Incipient Pies!

Incipient Pies!

Min Helps!!

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The first sign of Christmas

Min displays the result of an all day effort

The cat feels that mince pies take up too much room on a person’s lap.

For previous Qimper Hitty Mince-pie making sessions, including the recipe see: http://wp.me/p1VTqd-5H and http://wp.me/p1VTqd-Wy

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10 thoughts on “Mince Pies 2013

  1. that preserving jar in their size is quite a find!! The girls and I are very impressed. And the pie making ..what a project. It all looks scrumptious!. Love the girls pinafores.

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