Mince Pie filling
5ml vanilla essence
175g currants and raisins
50g mixed peel
5ml ground cinnamon
5ml mixed spice
2.5ml ground ginger
- Mix together cornflour, water and vanilla essence and place in a saucepan.
- Add the rest of the ingredients to the saucepan.
- Bring to the boil and then simmer until thick.
- Spoon into pastry cases and cook at Gas 4 for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
M still loves to do some scrape art and she loved these ones from baker Ross.
Paper plate angels made by L and my minded children, note to self, next time need to make the heads a bit bigger so it's easier for the children to draw the faces!
M and I had a go at some origami angels, tried different tutorials on you tube, the yellow and white ones were fairly easy to do and instructions can be found here and the pink one I found rather fiddly is here.
We have taken down our Autumn window decorations and now making some Christmas ones. I am hoping to find time to make a scene with the Kings in and then one with Mary and Joseph but need to do some Christmas present sewing first.