Tag: raisins

Streusel Mince Pies

Streusel Mince Pies

All of this week’s posts have built up to these mince pies. So what exactly is a mince pie? A mince pie is a traditional dessert eaten in the UK at Christmas time. It dates way way back to the 13th century and the European crusaders […]

Apple & Hazelnut Mincemeat

Apple & Hazelnut Mincemeat

Every year for the last six years Alex asked me if I would make him mince pies. Every year I was mean and said no. They are plentiful back in the UK and were on sale all the time. The thought of that brown fruit […]

Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Loaf

Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Loaf

Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Loaf

I have a love hate relationship with raisins. I like raisins for a snack, I like them in my bagels but I don’t really like them in my cake or desserts. It just feels wrong!

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