Bacon Pasties

I don’t actually think I have ever eaten a pastie, but after watching the Great British Bake Off I fancied giving these a go..

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This may make me sound crazy or just very organised but I actually made the pastry this morning before work! It’s the shortcrust pastry recipe from the book that I’ve posted a few times now and it’s really easy.

I decided not to roll into just 4 pasties so I made 8 and I made them various sizes..

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I then started on the filling, I was making the full quantity and it seemed like loads!

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I did my best to fill and shape as neatly as possible but was still really worried they were going to split open in the oven!

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I didn’t give these the full cooking time the recipe suggests, I reckon they had about 45 minutes in total and by then they were looking nicely browned and according to my daughter they were smelling like pizza!

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These pasties were fab! The pastry is good, can’t really go wrong with a bit of pastry, and there was no soggy bottom! The filling is great too! We all loved these, but maybe more a lunch than dinner!

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Overall these are great, although I don’t think I’d be winning star baker with them!!

Would I make these again? Yes, brill

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