£2 for 6 pies – 33.3p per pie.
On the hunt for some mince pies in Asda recently, I came across a festive looking box which didn’t contain any mincemeat. The box was advertising all butter caramel crumble pies and from the name alone, I knew I had to review them (and by review, I mean buy them and eat them!).
When I pulled the tray out of the box the pies looked absolutely delicious, and I nearly gave myself a pat on the back for this purchase. I found it quite difficult to get the pie out of the tray, finding pieces of crumble coming apart in my hands so I needed to dig under it to get it out. Not what I’m used to! But if they tasted fine then I would forgive them.
I was really looking forward to biting into this pie and finding luxurious caramel, which I did find but they weren’t particularly sweet which made them less enjoyable.
I found the crumble topping and the pastry all merged into one and all tasted quite similar. There was no stand out flavour which to me made the pie a bit boring. I imagine these pies would taste quite nice if they were warmed up and with some ice cream but other than looks I was quite disappointed.