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how to make pastry with a food mixer KitchenAid

A how-to for mini apple and custard pies

This may seem like a double take for regular readers. Apple pies again so soon. Both Nickie and Carly asked about the recipe, so no time like the present. Oh and my eldest daughter says “Thank you” to them as it meant I made another batch of pies so soon after the first.

I have two recipes that I use to make shortcrust pastry. One is richer and melts in your mouth, but takes more time and care to prepare. The other is my quick pastry, which I use the most. Seeing as time is of the essence when it comes to preparing packed lunches. The quick pastry is also more robust when travelling in the lunch bags.

I’m using the quick pastry in the food mixer, this time. Continue reading

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