I know! I know! It’s the most over-used phrase since the internet, but I really, really do like pie! I’m fascinated by it. I’m still working on my crust making skills so my pies can rival my grandmother’s pie. Now the country is buzzing about mini-pies as they are becoming one of the most popular trends in baking today and are a leader in the mini-dessert craze!
Who can resist adorable, fun-size desserts and beautiful pies that are perfect for on the go, elegant parties or even snack time! Mini-Pies sum up the saying, “Good things come in small packages!”
Novices and experienced bakers will love 175 Best Mini-Pie Recipes by Julie Anne Hession. Her new book is enchanting Discover expertise of your own through Hession’s tips and techniques for creating perfect mini-pies, recipes for a wonderful array of crusts (including gluten-free and vegan options) and a tantalizing array of flavors–we’re talking from sweet and succulent to the hearty and savory. There’s classic recipes for Lemon Meringue Tartlets, New England Lobster Pies and Classic Apple Pies. There are also combinations that will have your taste-buds discovering decadence like the recipe for Strawberry Basil Hand Pies, Streusel-Topped Pineapple Rum Galettes, Chocolate Mocha Pecan tarts with a Dark Chocolate Pie Dough and Frozen Chocolate Mint Grasshopper Pies!
Hession commits one entire chapter to color photograph, walking the reader through how to prepare tart shells, galettes, hand pies, lattice crusts and more with step-by-step instruction.
Recipes make pie making easy as pie with fillings, toppings, glazes, berry pies, fruit pies, chocolate pies, and more!
- Working with Dough
- Fillings, Glazes and Toppings
- The Top Ten Classics
- Berry Yummy Pies
- Apples, Pears and Stone Fruit
- Citrus and Tropical Fruit Pies
- Pies for Kids of All Ages
- Crazy about Chocolate Mini Pies
- Holiday Pies
- Meat and Seafood Pies
- Vegetarian Savories
This book is a great one to discover the beauty of making pies. Tutorials, recipes and variety are all nestled in these pages. It’s an easy-to-follow instruction guide that will make this the definitive mini-pie cookbook.
Julee is a quirky, dorky, North Carolina Transplant with an appetite to taste the world, meets its desserts and blog about them. When she’s not behind the computer you can find her playing with her family, reading a good book, being a Bon Jovi fangirl and celebrating the little things.
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