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This week’s review comes from Mum’s Bakehouse in Kedron where the plain mince pie was tested.

Here is how I reviewed this Pie:

Taste

This was a meaty and hearty Pie however I confess that I found the taste of it just a touch bland.

Meat and Gravy

The mince in Mum’s Bakehouse plain mince pie was abundant. The gravy was thick and mixed well with the mince. However, as I noted above, I just found the taste to be a touch bland.

Pastry

My first impression of the pastry was the lid and the base consisted of pastry that were different in colour. Having come out of a silver tray I feared the worst for the base of the Mum’s Bakehouse plain mince pie however I am pleased to report that it held together throughout the eating of the pie. The lid of the pie was crisp and well cooked.

Temperature

The temperature of this pie was perfect. I was able to eat it in the car immediately after purchase without any delay or scorching of the roof of mouth / tongue.

Size

This was a larger the average pie when compared to the other pies I have tested.

Price

$4.60

The Final Word

The Mum’s Bakehouse plain mince pie was exactly as advertised: it was plain and it was made with mince. There were no surprises with this pie. It was easy to eat, the pastry held together well and the mince was plentiful. The taste of the pie was a touch bland which was the principle drawback of this pie.

Postscript

Mum’s Bakehouse is at 203 Gympie Road in Kedron. It sells a full range of baked products both sweet and savoury. Plenty of seating is available.

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