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retail disappointment

How come the sodding COOP sells 12 different sorts of flavoured cream and NO BRANDY BUTTER?

I still have had no mincepies yet this year. Woeisme.

EDIT: soddit, the local shop had none either! Damnit, I shall just MAKE some.

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the_marquis
12th Dec, 2009 21:36 (UTC)
As I said to Clari I dunno about the brandy butter thing I just happily eat mince pies as they are, usually with a cup of tea. So far the Sainsbury's Taste the Difference ones with Brandy in have been nicest, Waitrose shortcrust (red box) were okay but not as great as I'd expect, and Sains cheapo (and oddly the most calorific of the lot) ones are nice enough but ...
(Anonymous)
12th Dec, 2009 23:07 (UTC)
Alas, I have given myself expectation inflation. I intend to make some mince pies (OK, with jar mincemeat, but I'll make the pastry) and if I'm going to that sort of effort, I want to have it all exactly right, and it wouldn't be the same without brandy butter, so...

If I'd just bought some pies, I'd probably have et them by now!
bunn
12th Dec, 2009 23:07 (UTC)
drat, it forgot who I was..
the_marquis
13th Dec, 2009 00:13 (UTC)
Having said that I found the Snasebury deep but calorific ones went well with Fuller's Vintage 2008 too.

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