Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Mud Pie


1 Small Cup of Currants

1 Small Cup of Sultanas

1 Egg

2tbsp Caster Sugar

1tsp Cinnamon


Line a 10inch flat tin with shortcrust pastry (See below recipe or buy at supermarket!)

Sprinkle dried fruit onto pastry base, stir together the egg, cinnamon and sugar, and pour over the dried fruit

Bake at 350 °F or 180°C until ready, approx 30 minutes

Shortcrust Pastry


8 ounces of Plain Flour

8 ounces of Self-Raising Flour

4 ounces of Caster Sugar

4 ounces of Margarine

4 ounces of Lard

1 Egg- whisked

A little Water or Milk ,if required


Sift the flour and sugar into a large bowl. Rub the margarine and lard into the flour and sugar, till the mix resembles fine bread crumbs.

Add the egg and water/milk, if required, and knead the mixture together till it forms a soft smooth ball

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