Sat, 26 Nov|
Karen's Frangipane Mince Pies and Brandy Butter
Time & Location
26 Nov 2022, 17:00 GMT
About the Event
Join the brilliant Karen Wright (GBBO Star, series 9) live from Wakefield, UK as she guides you through her recipe for Frangipane Mince Pies and Brandy Butter.
This class takes place on Saturday 26th November at the following times:
9am PT / 11am CT / 12pm ET / 5pm UK GMT
Please allow up to 2 hours for this class.
Bake With A Legend Online Classes are an interactive experience, where we limit group sizes to around 20 to ensure an intimate online setting. Not only do you have your celebrity baker teaching you, but you also have one of our brilliant Bake With A Legend hosts who will ensure the smooth running of your experience, making sure everyone is enjoying themselves.
If you need any help at any point during the class, you’ll be encouraged to raise your hand and your baker will be virtually joining you in your own kitchen in no time to assist you!
You’ll bake along in tandem with Karen, learning many tips and tricks along the way as you perfect all the skills required to make her delicious take on the classic Christmas favourite, with an almond twist. Karen will also be on hand to answer your questions, be those about baking or her experiences of being involved on such an iconic television show.
Tickets are priced at £35 for individuals and £50 for groups of two or more that will join from the same screen. Please note we can accept requests to move classes with two or more weeks notice prior to the class – any requests to do so, will incur a £5 administrative charge.
Once booked in, all guests will be emailed a full recipe and the zoom link required to join us for the class. Just in case you don’t spot it please check junk mail!
Large Mixing Bowl x2
Flat Bladed Knife
Spoon (x2) and Knife
Electric Hand Whisk
Small Offset Spatula
3.5inch (9cm) Round Cutter
12-Hole Deep Cupcake Tin (well-greased)
For the pastry:
50g (¼ cup) Caster Sugar
1 Beaten Large Egg*
1tsp Almond Essence/Extract
200g (1 ½ cups) Plain Flour (plus extra for dusting)
115g (½ cup) Cold Cubed and Unsalted Butter
For the mincemeat:
125g (9 tbs) Butter
1tbs Mixed Spice**
225 (1 cup) Soft Dark Brown Sugar
150ml (⅔ cup) Brandy
100g (approx. 1 cup) Chopped or Flaked Almonds
Rind and Juice of a lemon or an orange
100g (approx. ½ cup) Glacé/Candied Cherries, Halved
1 Large Apple, peeled, cored and diced, (squeeze of lemon will prevent browning whilst waiting)
700g (approx. 4 to 4 ½ cups) Mixed Dried Fruit (any combination, I use sultanas, raisins and currants. Cranberries, sour cherries etc. can also work great)
For the frangipane:
100g (7 tbs) Softened Butter
100g (½ cup) Caster Sugar
2 Beaten Large Eggs*
100g (just under 1 cup) Ground Almonds
1tbs Plain Flour
1tsp Almond Essence/Extract
Icing Sugar for Dusting
Flaked Almonds for decoration
For the brandy butter:
175g (¾ cup) Unsalted Butter
175g (¾ cup) Soft Light Brown Sugar
Icing sugar handy (in case of curdling, about 2 cups)
*UK Large Egg = US Extra-Large Egg
**Or spices of your choice. UK ‘Mixed Spice’ typically contains: Cinnamon, Coriander Seeds, Dill Seeds, Ginger, Cloves, and Nutmeg
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It is your responsibility to check the ingredients do not impact any allergies or intolerances which you may have. Bake With A Legend and our bakers take no responsibility in this regard. If you're in any doubt about you then you should contact us before booking in terms of discussing alternative ingredients to suit your requirements. We will, wherever possible provide alternatives to include gluten & dairy free options.
This ticket is for more than one person, but using one device