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Mini Fall Pies and Tarts!

This past weekend we took advantage of the fabulous weather and drove to Andrew Scenic Farms, this farm is a family run business and definitely doesn’t have the long line ups and wait times that other apple picking farms have. We spent about 2 hours there, had a pony ride, picked raspberries and apples and then enjoyed some lunch. On Sunday, my son and I spent the afternoon in the kitchen making these delicious mini tarts. First you’ll need some custard, this recipe is scaled down as you don’t need that much, my son (who is 2 years old) really enjoyed making this, lots of mixing and whisking! Buttermilk Custard 3/4 cup of sugar 2 tbsp of. flour 1/4 cup of butter, softened 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup buttermilk Mix sugar and flour; cream with butter. Add eggs, vanilla, salt and buttermilk. Raspberry Mini Tarts (recipe makes 6) Preheat oven to 350 F Pastry Recipe (I used Martha Stewart’s – I find it’s better to add a little more …