Apple Pie Cake (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apple Pie Cake (Thermomix) Topping: 85g plain flour 100g brown sugar (can use dark muscovado) grind sea salt 115g butter, cubed Preheat oven 175C. Grease a 33 x 22cm pan. (line with baking paper, coming up over 2 sides for easy removal). Firstly make caster sugar...

Fish, Leek and Potato Pie

Fish, Leek and Potato Pie Serves 4 300g chat potatoes, chopped 2 large leeks, washed, sliced into rings 2 Tablespoons fish or vegetable stock 250g fish fillets (such as Atlantic salmon, ocean trout or deep sea perch), skin and bones removed 2 Tablespoons chopped chives 2 Tablespoons flat-leaf parsley,...

Fish Pie with Prawns and Cheesy Leek Topping

Fish Pie with Prawns and Cheesy Leek Topping 300ml thin cream 500ml milk 450g firm white fish fillets 225g smoked fish fillets 175g cooked peeled prawns 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped 50g plain flour 3 tablespoons chopped parsley Cheesy Leek Topping: 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm chunks...

Pie in a Spud

Pie in a Spud Serves: 4 vegetable oil 1/2-1 onion, chopped 500 gm lean minced lamb 1/2 cup beef stock 1/2 cup canned tomato puree a few drops Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp tomato chutney freshly ground salt & pepper 4 large baking potatoes, skin on & washed 1/2 cup...

Apple pie with a Difference

Apple pie with a Difference 125g butter slightly softened 1 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda dissolved in 1 tablespoon white vinegar 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup desiccated coconut 800g can pie apple 1. Cream butter and sugar together until light...

Gran’s Apple Pie

Recipe and Photo by Kelli Gran’s Apple Pie 2 good Tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 2 cups SR flour a little water 800g tin apples a little extra sugar to taste egg and milk for eggwash Pastry: Beat butter and sugar. Add egg, then add flour....

Whoopie Pies

Photo by EmmCee Whoopie Pies Makes six For the Pies: 115g soft butter 200g brown sugar 1 egg 5ml vanilla essence 225ml buttermilk 60g cocoa powder 5g bicarbonate of soda 190g plain flour For the Filling: 450g Philadelphia cream cheese 150g butter 300g sifted icing sugar 10ml vanilla essence...

Impossible Turkish Delight Pie

Impossible Turkish Delight Pie 2 cups milk 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup caster sugar 100g unsalted butter, melted 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 tsp rosewater essence 2 x 55g Turkish Delight bars, chopped Icing sugar mixture, to decorate 1. Grease an ovenproof dish (8-cup...

Peanut Butter Ice-Cream Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Peanut Butter Ice-Cream Pie Serves 10 250g packet chocolate chip cookies (see note) 2 Tablespoons unsalted peanuts 50g butter, melted 1 litre chocolate ice-cream, softened 2/3 cup crunchy peanut butter (Chocolate fudge sauce) 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup pure cream 20g butter 1. Preheat...

Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie Serves 4 3 eggs, lightly whisked 250ml (1 cup) milk 80g (1 cup) coarsely grated cheddar 140g (1 cup) pastry mix 1 bunch spring onions (globe onions), trimmed, thinly sliced 3 bacon rashers, rind removed, coarsely chopped 1 tbs shredded parmesan...

Macadamia Choc Coconut Pie (Thermomix)

Macadamia Choc Coconut Pie (Thermomix) 50g macadamia nuts 20g dark brown sugar 200g caster sugar 80g cubed cold butter 140g plain flour 45g rolled oats 400g coconut cream 230g milk 70g corn flour 70g water 160g dark coverture chocolate Topping: 1 vanilla bean 30g sugar 250g mascarpone cheese 60g shredded...

Greek Egg and Feta Pies

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Greek Egg and Feta Pies Serves 4 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 4 large eggs 30 g feta, crumbled 1 green onion, green part only finely sliced 4 black olives finely chopped 1. Preheat oven to 180 C. 2. Divide puff pastry...

Banoffee Pies

Photo by Alecia Banoffee Pies Makes 8 250g pkt Arnott’s Granita biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted 380g can caramel Top ‘N’ Fill 2-3 bananas 300ml thickened cream, whipped Grated dark chocolate, to garnish Lightly grease eight 10cm loose-bottomed tart pans. Place the biscuits in a food processor and pulse...

Impossible Pie

Impossible Pie 4 eggs 1 cup cheese 1 cup self raising flour 1 grated onion 1 cup of milk 1 cup bacon bits salt and pepper Optional Additions: grated zucchini, any leftover vegetables Mix all ingredients together and pour into a pie dish. Cook in a moderate oven for...

Classic Banana Cream Pie

Classic Banana Cream Pie 8 Servings 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut in pieces 1/4 cup cold water 1 egg yolk 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil Banana Cream Filling: 2 large eggs 1/2 cup superfine...

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie Serves 8 Shortcrust Pastry: 150g (1 cup) plain flour 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 75g cold unsalted butter, coarsely chopped Lemon Curd: 3 lemons, juice and finely grated rind only 45g cornflour 3 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 80g unsalted butter Italian Meringue: 330g caster sugar...

Sheppards Pie

Sheppards Pie Serves 4-6 Meat Layer: 20ml (1 Tablespoon) oil 1 large (200g) onion, diced 1 large (165g) carrot, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 kg raw minced lamb or beef (or 800g chopped cooked meat) 60ml (3 Tablespoons) tomato paste 12g (1 Tablespoon) plain flour 250ml (1 cup)...

Apple Pie Cheesecake

Apple Pie Cheesecake 250g plain sweet biscuits 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 125g unsalted butter, melted Caramel topping to decorate Apple Filling: 2 tsp gelatine 2 Tbsp water 375g cream cheese at room temp 1/2 cup caster sugar 300ml tub thickened cream 180g white chocolate melted and cooled 400g...

Beef and Guinness Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Beef and Guinness Pies Filling (makes approx 4 pies): 600g braising beef (e.g. chuck), cut into small cubes 4 Tbsp plain flour oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 5 cloves garlic, sliced finely 4 bay leaves 3 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 Tbsp...

Cottage Pie with Potato Gnocchi

Cottage Pie with Potato Gnocchi Serving Size: Serves 1 125g potato gnocchi 1/4 cup grated tasty cheese fresh snipped chives, to garnish Filling: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 eshallot onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 small zucchini, grated 1 small carrot, grated 2 fresh bay leaves 250g...

Vanilla Shortcrust Pastry for Mince Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Vanilla Shortcrust Pastry for Mince Pies Pastry for approx 18 pies, 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain flour 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1/4 tsp baking powder 180g cold unsalted butter, chopped 1/3 cup (80ml) iced water 1 tsp vanilla extract Place flour, sugar and baking powder...

Star-topped Mince Pies

Star-topped Mince Pies 240g plain flour 60g vegetable shortening 60g unsalted butter juice of 1 orange pinch salt approx. 200g mincemeat 1 large egg, mixed with a tablespoon water, to glaze, optional icing sugar for dusting tray of miniature tart tins, each indent about 4.5cm in diameter 5.5cm fluted...

Mexican Tortilla Pie

Mexican Tortilla Pie 2 tsp olive oil 1 large red onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 500g beef mince 1 small red capsicum, finely chopped 125g can corn kernels, drained, rinsed 2 tsp Mexican chilli powder 415g can diced tomatoes 1/2 cup torn coriander leaves 4 salsa flavoured...

Greek Ham Pies

Greek Ham Pies 500g puff pastry, 300g ham, cut into dice 2 red capsicums, sliced thinly 3 spring onions, finely chopped 250g feta cheese 125ml flour 500ml milk 250ml olive oil or sunflower oil 3 eggs 60ml finely chopped fresh dill or parsley Extra egg yolk for brushing Heat...

Banoffee Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Banoffee Pies Serves 6 1 x 250g pkt granita biscuits (Arnott’s brand) 125g butter, melted 2 bananas 1 x 300ml ctn double cream Caramel Filling: 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 70g (1/3 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 50g butter 1. Place the biscuits...

Chicken and Vegetable Pies

Photo by Rebecca Payn Chicken and Vegetable Pies Makes 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 30g butter 500g chicken breast fillet, cut into 2cm chunks 1 leek, white part only, finely sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 Tbsp flour 1/3 cup (80ml) white wine or water 1 cup (250ml) chicken...

Broccoli Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Broccoli Pie 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 1 head broccoli (cut into flowerets) 5 eggs 1 cup grated cheese 1 big cup natural yogurt 2-3 rashes bacon (chopped) 1. Place puff pastry on pie dish. 2. Cook broccoli for few minutes – drain and distribute...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie Servings: 6 1 sheet shortcrust pastry 1 sheet puff pastry 1 large onion, chopped finely 250g bacon, chopped 9 eggs 2 Tbsp milk 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. 2. Grease a pie dish lightly. 3. Line pie dish with shortcrust pastry. 4. Trim any excess...

Spinach and Ricotta Pie

Spinach and Ricotta Pie 1 sheet puff pastry 250gm light ricotta 1 large bunch spinach 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 eggs salt and pepper pinch nutmeg Spray round baking dish with cooking spray and place frozen puff pastry sheet over to thaw. Preheat oven to 180c....

Little Lemon Meringue Pies

Little Lemon Meringue Pies Serves 6 6 frozen Pampas sweet tart cases 160ml (2/3 cup) sweetened condensed milk 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 egg whites 70g (1/3 cup) caster sugar 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Place the tart cases on a baking tray. Bake in oven for 10...

Pumpkin and Feta Pies

Pumpkin and Feta Pies Makes 20 350g pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm cubes 2 tsp olive oil 3 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 eggs 100ml light thickened cream 100g low-fat feta, crumbled 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease two 12-hole muffin pans. Place pumpkin on a baking sheet...

Brekkie Pies

Brekkie Pies Makes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 rashers bacon, rind removed, chopped 200g mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 3 sheets ready-rolled butter puff pastry 2 eggs 1 cup cream baby spinach leaves, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place a...

Vegetarian Pie

Vegetarian Pie Serves 4 4 large potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 20g unsalted butter 4 onions, sliced into thin wedges 125ml (1/2 cup) thick cream 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 375g blocks puff pastry 1 egg, beaten 1. Preheat...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie Serves 4 8 slices multi-grain bread, crusts removed 250g Primo Premium Middle Bacon, rind and fat removed, chopped 1 small brown onion, coarsely chopped 4 eggwhites, lightly whisked 4 eggs 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated light tasty cheese steamed snow peas, broccoli...

Bolognaise Pot Pies

Bolognaise Pot Pies Serves 4 1 carrot, finely chopped 400g tomato pasta sauce 400g potatoes, peeled and chopped 400g beef mince 8 button mushrooms, finely chopped 2 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese 1 onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp milk 1 Tbsp chopped basil 1. Preheat oven grill to medium-hot. Heat...

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pie

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pie Serves 1 50g butter 1 small red onion (80g), sliced finely 1 chicken breast fillet (200g), sliced finely 1 field mushroom (80g), chopped coarsely 2 Tablespoons plain flour 20g butter 1/2 cup (125ml) Campbell’s real chicken stock 1/3 cup (80ml) thickened cream 1 sheet...

Banoffee Pie

Photo by Mem Banoffee Pie Serves 8 Prep time 30 minutes Chilling time 2 hours 35 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes 1 1/4 cups (185g) plain flour, sifted 125g cold butter, chopped 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 egg yolk 395g can sweetened condensed milk 60g butter, chopped 1/2 cup...

Mince Pies

Mince Pies 4 cups plain flour Pinch salt 250g butter 2 Tbsp castor sugar 2 egg yolks 4 Tbsp ice-cold water Christmas mincemeat 1 egg, beaten Castor sugar 1. Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Cut butter into small pieces and rub into flour with fingers until like...

Mince Pies

Mince Pies Makes 12 12 prepared sweet pastry cases 1/2 cup prepared fruit mince 1/2 apple, peeled, cored and chopped 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce prepared fondant icing food colourings and decorations 1. Arrange pastry cases on a baking tray. Bake according to packet directions. 2. Combine fruit mince with...

Cheesecake Mince Pies

Cheesecake Mince Pies Makes 24 Pastry: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons custard powder 1/4 cup icing-sugar mixture 125g cold butter, chopped 1 egg-yolk 2-3 tablespoons cold water Filling: 1 x 250g packet cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 x...

Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie 1 x 9-inch baked pastry shell 3 Tbsp cornstarch 1 2/3 cup water 1 can sweetened condensed milk 3 x egg yolks, beaten 2 Tbsp butter or margarine 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 med bananas lemon juice 1 pt cream # In heavy saucepan, dissolve cornstarch...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie 9 bacon rashers, finely chopped 2 medium brown onions, thinly sliced 3 sheets frozen puff pastry 11 eggs salt and pepper to taste extra 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon milk cracked black pepper to serve fresh parsley to garnish 1. Grease a 26cm-round pie...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Photo by Denise C Bacon and Egg Pie 2 sheets shortcrust pastry 5 eggs (beaten) 4 rashes of chopped bacon Sliced tomatoes to layer 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 1/4 cup of chopped parsley 1/2 cup of cream Salt and pepper Milk to glaze # Blind bake 1 sheet of...

Apple Coconut Pie

Apple Coconut Pie 125g butter 2 cups coconut 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 cup sugar 410g can pie apples Melt butter. Place in large bowl and stir in coconut, flour and sugar. Press half the mixture into pie plate (base diameter of 18cm). Top with apples and sprinkle with...

Savoury Impossible Pie

Savoury Impossible Pie 5 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups milk 3/4 cups pastry mix 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup chopped bacon 1/2 cup diced onion 1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. 2. Pour into a greased pie dish. 3. Put into moderately hot oven for...

Curried Steak Pie

Curried Steak Pie Serves 4 1 cup plain flour 25g butter 1/4-1/3 cup water 1kg chuck steak 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons mild curry powder 2 tablespoons plain flour 1/2 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup milk 1...

Chicken Pie

Chicken Pie Serves 6 people. 2 Tbsp butter 1 chopped onion 1 or 2 celery stalks 1 diced carrot Half broccoli (diced) 1 cluster of cauliflower (diced) 2 Tbsp flour (or wheat free flour) 1 cup milk 1 tsp oregano 2 chicken stock cubes 2 cups of diced chicken...

Aussie Meat Pie

Aussie Meat Pie 500g / 1lb chuck or blade steak 2 tablespoons flour Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup water 1 x 375g / 12 oz packet frozen puff pastry, thawed Beaten egg to glaze Trim gristle and fat from steak, cut into thin shreds, then...

Aussie Kangaroo Pie

Aussie Kangaroo Pie 500 gm Kangaroo topside, minced 1 Onion 1 cup Stock, meat 1 cup Peas, frozen 1/2 cup Sauce, tomato 1 pinch Nutmeg Salt Pepper 2 tbsp Flour Water 375 gm Pastry, shortcrust, thawed. 1 Pastry, puff, ready-made, thawed. Sauce, tomato -OR- bush tomato relish 1. Sauté...

Mem’s Pasta Pie

Mem’s Pasta Pie 400g Penne Pasta 4 bacon rashers, diced 1 cup diced spring onion 1 tin diced tomatoes 1 cup grated cheese 6 eggs 2 cups milk fresh herbs such as oregano, thyme, parsley Preheat the oven to 180c. 1. Grease a large casserole dish. 2. Cook the...

Mini Ham and Egg Pies

Mini Ham and Egg Pies 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed 2 slices ham, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1. Pre heat oven to hot 200°C. Using a scone cutter, cut 24 rounds of pastry to fit dome shaped pastry...

Fruit Mince Pies

Fruit Mince Pies 5 cups (750g) Mixed Fruit 3/4 cup (100g) Slivered Almonds 1 1/2 cups brown sugar Rind and juice of 1 small lemon Rind and juice of 1 small orange 1 1/2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp nutmeg 100g butter, melted 3/4 cup brandy 1 packet frozen...

Bacon, Cheese and Rice Pie

Bacon, Cheese and Rice Pie Preheat the oven to 200c. Grease a 20cm springform tin with melted butter. Cut the crusts off 6-8 slices of white toast bread. Spread each slice with butter. Line the tin with slices buttered-side down and corners sticking up. Place 2 cups of cooled...

Banana Caramel Pie

Banana Caramel Pie 1 Banana 1 Tin of Condensed Milk 1 Bottle of fresh Cream 1 Pie Shell Place tin of Caramel into a saucepan and fill with water. Boil on medium heat (boil too high the tin will bust) for about 1hr. Pull tin out and open very...

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken and Mushroom Pie Use a mixture of dried and fresh mushrooms for this pie. Serves 6 15g (1/4 cup) dried porcini mushrooms 50g (1/4 cup / 4 tbsp) butter 30ml (2 tbsp) flour 250ml (1 cup) chicken stock, warmed 50ml (1/4 cup) whipping cream or milk 1 onion,...

Lamb and Spinach Pie

Lamb and Spinach Pie Serves 6 Filling: 2 tablespoons oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lamb mince 250g small button mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 3/4 cup tomato puree 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 cup chicken stock 6 large spinach leaves milk for...

Meat Pie

Meat Pie Serves 6 Shortcrust Pastry: 3/4 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 90g butter, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons water Filling: 1 tablespoon oil 2 rashers bacon, chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 750g beef mince 2 tablespoons plain flour, extra 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup...

Fish Pie

Fish Pie 350g fillet of white fish, baked, poached or steamed – drained and flaked and cooking liquid reserved 1/2 cup basic white sauce 2 tablespoons grated Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon 2 potatoes, cooked 1/2 cup milk 2...

Chicken, Asparagus and Corn Pies

Chicken, Asparagus and Corn Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken, cooked and sliced 1/2 cup canned asparagus pieces, drained 1/2 cup creamed corn salt and pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add chicken and cook until browned. 2. Combine ingredients; cool. 3. Make pies as per...

Green Curry Chicken Pies

Green Curry Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 250g chicken thigh fillets, diced 3-4 teaspoons green curry paste 1/3 cup coconut milk 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup finely sliced green beans 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook chicken until browned. Add paste, coconut milk, fish...

Hawaiian Chicken Pies

Hawaiian Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken tenderloin, sliced 50g ham, chopped 50g drained pineapple pieces, diced 50g grated cheese 1. Heat oil in Frypan, cook chicken until browned. 2. Combine ingredients; cool. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Sweet Chilli Chicken Pies

Sweet Chilli Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken tenderloin, sliced 1 stick celery, chopped 1/2 red capsicum, finely chopped 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander 1. Heat oil in Frypan, cook chicken until browned. 2. Combine ingredients. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Spinach and Corn Pies

Spinach and Corn Pies 1 cup chopped spinach leaves, washed 2 x 125g cans creamed corn 1/2 cup grated cheese salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Corn and Ham Pies

Corn and Ham Pies 2 x 125g cans creamed corn 100g ham, finely chopped 1 cup grated tasty cheese salt and pepper to taste 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Salmon Pies

Salmon Pies 3 x 105g cans pink salmon, drained and flaked 1/3 cup tartare sauce 3 green onions, sliced 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Seafood and Egg Pies

Seafood and Egg Pies 100g seafood extender, diced 2 hardboiled eggs, finely chopped 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies

Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies 1 tomato, finely chopped 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 12 small cooked prawns, peeled and deveined 1. Combine tomato, onion, tomato paste and coriander. 2. Spoon out evenly into Pie Maker. 3. Make...

Creamy Seafood Pies

Creamy Seafood Pies 1 tablespoon olive oil 200g green prawns, peeled, veins removed and chopped 150g boneless white fish fillet, diced 20g butter 1 tablespoon flour 2/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook prawns and fish for 2-3...

Caramel Pear Pies

Caramel Pear Pies 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 small pears, cored and sliced 1/4 cup cream cinnamon and nutmeg to taste 1. Melt butter in a pan, sprinkle with brown sugar and allow the brown sugar to melt and caramelise. 2. Add the pears and stir...

Apricot Custard Pies

Apricot Custard Pies 1 cup drained apricot halves, chopped 4 almond or coconut macaroon biscuits, crushed 1/2 cup prepared custard 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Apple Cinnamon Pies

Apple Cinnamon Pies 1 1/3 cups pie or stewed apples 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies 1 tablespoon oil 200g steak, finely chopped 200g mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon brandy 1 tablespoon cream 1. Heat oil in a Skillet, add steak, cook until browned. 2. Add mushrooms, brandy and cream. Cook and stir for approximately 5 minutes or until mixture thickens;...

Herbed Pork Pies

Herbed Pork Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 300g pork fillet, sliced 1/2 tablespoon apple sauce 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add pork fillet and cook for 3 minutes; cool. 2. Combine with remaining ingredients. 3. Make pies as per...

Ham and Asparagus Pies

Ham and Asparagus Pies 3/4 cup drained asparagus cuts 120g ham, chopped 70g cheese, grated black pepper to taste 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Sausage Pies

Sausage Pies 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion, sliced 1 continental sausage, sliced 1 tomato, diced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon mixed herbs 1. Heat oil and sauté onion for 2-3 minutes. 2. Combine all ingredients. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie 1 1/3 cups leftover cooked mince eg. Bolognaise sauce 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup mashed potato 1. Combine mince with egg. 2. Place 1/3 cup mince in the pastry base and 1/4 cup of mashed potato on the top. 3. Close Pie Maker and cook for...

Prosciutto, Goats Cheese and Sundried Tomato Pies

Prosciutto, Goats Cheese and Sundried Tomato Pies 4 slices prosciutto, chopped 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, drained and sliced 150g goats cheese, crumbled 1 cup baby rocket leaves, chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Seafood and Avocado Pies

Seafood and Avocado Pies 2 tablespoons oil 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 200g fish fillets, diced 1 small avocado, diced black pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in a Frypan, cook onion and garlic until transparent. Add fish and fry until just cooked. 2. Add remaining...

Tuna and Broccoli Pies

Tuna and Broccoli Pies 1 small onion, chopped 30g butter 1 tablespoon flour 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup grated cheese 1 cup broccoli florets, blanched 185g can tuna, drained 1. To make sauce: sauté onion in butter for 2=3 minutes. 2. Add flour and stir well. 3. Whisk in...

Seafood Laksa Pies

Seafood Laksa Pies 1 tablespoon peanut oil 4 green onions, sliced 300g seafood marinara, diced 2 tablespoons laksa paste 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup cooked and drained vermicelli noodles 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add onions and seafood and cook for 1-2 minutes....

Honey Soy Chicken Pies

Honey Soy Chicken Pies 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 250g chicken mince 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoons light soy sauce 1/2 red capsicum, chopped finely 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook the garlic and ginger for l minute. Add the...

Mediterranean Pies

Mediterranean Pies 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 100g mushrooms 4 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 small zucchini, grated 2 artichoke hearts, quartered 1/3 cup tasty cheese grated 1. Heat oil in a Skillet; cook onion until oftened. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from...

Chilli Lentil Pies

Chilli Lentil Pies 1/2 cup brown lentils, cooked 1 red chilli 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 stick celery, finely chopped 1. Place lentils, chilli and tomato paste in a Food Processor. Blend until smooth. Stir celery through the mixture. 2. Make pies as per instructions. Note: This recipe is...

Curried Potato Pies

Curried Potato Pies 2 cups mashed potatoes 1 cup peas, cooked 1/4 cup grated tasty cheese 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1 egg 1. Combine ingredients, mash well. 2. Make as per instructions....

Aussie Bushman’s Pies

Aussie Bushman’s Pies 200g beef steak, chopped 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, finely chopped 100g field mushrooms, diced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup water 1. Toss steak in combined flour, stock powder and pepper....

Ham and Mushroom Pies

Ham and Mushroom Pies 30g butter 250g mushrooms, chopped 100g ham, chopped 1 tablespoon plain flour 1/2 cup skim milk 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1. Melt butter in a saucepan, add mushrooms and stir over a low heat for approximately 5 minutes. 2. Add ham and flour, stir...

Mexican Beef and Bean Pies

Mexican Beef and Bean Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 150g minced beef 125g can kidney beans, drained 1 tablespoon tomato paste a few drops of Tabasco sauce (to taste) 1. Heat oil in a saucepan, add the onion and mince, cook until brown. 2....

Mini Beef and Beer Pies

Mini Beef and Beer Pies 1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 rashers rindless bacon finely chopped 1 onion finely chopped 500g beef mince 1/4 cup plain flour 375 ml bottle beer 1 cup beef stock shortcrust pastry puff pastry 1 egg beaten Preheat oven to 200C. Lightly spray muffin tin...

Steak and Mushroom Red Wine Pies

Steak and Mushroom Red Wine Pies short crust pastry 2 tbsp olive oil 500g chuck or blade steak diced small 1 onion chopped 200g button mushrooms diced large 2 tbsp plain flour 250 ml red wine 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 cup beef stock 1 tbsp chopped rosemary 2...

Chicken and Leek Pies

Chicken and Leek Pies 1 chicken breast 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 25g butter 1 medium leek finely chopped 1 small celery stick finely chopped 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 6 sheets puff pastry 1 egg...

Krispie Kritters

Krispie Kritters 1 cup white sugar 1 cup white corn syrup (Karo Syrup) 1 cup creamy peanut butter 6 cups *Kellogs Rice Krispies* cereal “optional”- can of pre-packaged chocolate frosting Place the 6 cups of Rice Krispies in the large mixing bowl and set aside. In a 2 qt...

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie 1 1/2 cups plain flour 3 teaspoons icing sugar 140g butter 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons water, approximately Filling: 1/2 cup cornflour 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 1/4 cups water 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 3 egg yolks 60g unsalted...

Spinach and Fetta Pie

Spinach and Fetta Pie Serves 8 3 x 250g packets frozen spinach, thawed, drained 250g fetta cheese, crumbled 250g ricotta cheese 1/4 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan cheese 6 green onions (green shallots), chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon finely chopped...

Steak and Kidney Pie

Steak and Kidney Pie Serves 6 1 kg (21b) chuck steak, trimmed 250 g (8 oz) kidneys 1 large onion, chopped 2 tablespoons oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 cup (250 ml/8 fl oz) beef stock 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons soft brown sugar...

Diabetic Mince Pies

Diabetic Mince Pies Filling: 1/2 cup of dried apricots 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates 6 dried figs chopped 2 apples peeled, cored and thinly sliced juice of half a lemon 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 1 cup of sultanas 12 prunes seeded and chopped almonds 1/2 cup of brandy...

Mexican Cottage Pie

Mexican Cottage Pie 1 tbsp vegie oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 250g minced beef 1/2 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp ground cumin 400g can tomatoes 1 cup water 300g red kidney beans, rinsed, drain 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp water, extra 1/2 cup grated cheddar...

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie Serving size: Serves 6 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 500g lean cooked roast lamb or beef 2 Tbsp plain flour 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1 cup chicken stock or water 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley 1 tsp grated lemon rind 1...

Speedy Shepherds Pie

Speedy Shepherds Pie Serves 4 500g finely minced beef 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 445g can vegetable or beef soup 1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped Mashed Potato for topping Pre-mash your potatoes. Heat some oil in a pan and brown the...

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie Cooking Oil Spray 2 brown Onions – thinly sliced 1 large Carrot – finely chopped 2 celery sticks – finely chopped 500g lean “diet” Chicken Mince or if you are vegetarian opt for lentils, lowering the fat content even more. 2 tablespoons Plain Flour 2 tablespoons Tomato...

Apple Pie (Age: 6 months +)

Apple Pie For 6 months or older. 3 cooking apples 1 egg yolk (for babies 6 months to 10 months, omit egg yolk and thicken with infant cereal) 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon water or apple juice Small pinch of ground cinnamon Peel, core...