Baking

Tried and tested baking recipes

How to Make Minny’s Chocolate Pie

I recently attended my sisters Christmas party, an event that even in my heavy state, I was very excited about! I had wanted to make a Christmassy pie, and I wavered between a pecan pie and a chocolate pie. It wasn’t until I came across Minny’s Chocolate Pie – as in Minny from The Help, one of my favorite novels, and films – that I settled! I even bought a brand new pie dish for it.

How to Make Corned Beef Pie

I started baking corned beef pies… I don’t know how many years ago, and I’ve always used the same basic recipe that I essentially came up with myself. I use my Bero book for the pastry though, but let’s face it, short crust pastry is short crust pastry!