I’m not ashamed to admit that this year’s Waitrose Christmas ad got me in the festive mood. If you’ve not seen it, it features a robin braving the perils of migration from Scandinavia to get some grub in a UK garden. Obviously we’re big fans of feeding garden birds, so here’s a recipe for a mince pie that’s exclusively for feathered garden visitors. And there’s no cooking involved so little ones can take the lead!
a slice of bread turned into breadcrumbs
about 75g hard cheese (cheddar works well)
a handful of raisins
a handful of mealworms
cup cake papers
this makes 4 generous mince pies
Here's the finished result:
More like a scone than a pie I'll admit. Use cupcake papers for a more refined finish! A few feathered visitors have already taken an interest.
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