Tesco Deep Filled Mince Pies

The Review

6 deep filled mince pies. Shortcrust pastry cases filled with rich mincemeat and topped with sugar

‘Poor but not inedible. The pie itself offered a good look with its pastry star but this was to provide the decoy from the shallow filling and watery filling. It never really got going on the taste front, the thick pastry unsettling the balance of flavour. I like a consistant filling texture, unfortunately this pie provided none of this, the inside was more like mince soup.’ – Adam

‘Maybe my virgin taste buds are not as sensitive as the other reviewers but I did not mind this mince pie. Yes, I’ve eaten better this winter but I’ve also tasted worse. Perhaps the true mince pie winners are yet to come and I’ll understand why the marks are below average. It’s true the pie does not live up the photos that adorn the box but it’s still quite a looker, but Tesco were a little stingy with the filling. The taste is not bad with the pastry and filling well quite well balanced.’ – Mince Pie Virgin

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‘Too heavy on the pastry which over powers the taste of the filling!’ – Su

‘The pie felt a bit on the light side but appeared to be full on first inspection, this was due to the amount of pastry which somehow managed to overpower what little flavour the filling had, leaving a pie which tasted of virtually nothing! These pies are very good value and so ideal for anyone having a party full of people with no taste buds.’ – Paul

Key Facts

Weight Per Pie 67g
Calories Per Pie 270kcal
Country of Origin The UK

Our Rating

Taste: ★★★★☆☆☆☆☆☆ 

Appearance: ★★★★★★★¼☆☆ 

Packaging: ★★★★½☆☆☆☆☆ 

What do you think? Rate this Pie!

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Rating: 5.6/10 (8 votes cast)
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Tesco Deep Filled Mince Pies5.6108

1 Review

  1. alison wright | December 14, 2012 at 17:11 pm

    sainsburys was booked up so had to be go to Tesco for party food purchased mini mince pies received substitute of these awful pies instead my mum says the top comes off and are very very dry,so will be putting mr kipling out for my auntie`s and uncle instead

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