TINY HANDHELD TREATS, GIANT MOUTHWATERING FLAVORS The flaky crust and delectable filling of traditional pie in the ultimate grab-and-go, fun-sized desserts--mini pies! Do you love the taste of pie but prefer the cute size of a cupcake? Then toss the pie pan, grab your muffin tin and open this book. With delicious recipes, easy-to-follow instructions and stunning color photographs, Mini Pies provides everything you need to bake these adorable miniature desserts with professional results. Featuring gourmet recipes for a range of fruit, custard, nut and savory delights, Mini Pies serves up hold in-your-hand, single-serving versions of all your favorites, as well as the authors' all-new creations, including: *Apple * Cherry * Strawberry * Pumpkin * Key Lime * Lemon Meringue * Chocolate Cream * Bourbon Pecan * Honey and Pine Nut * Dilled Spinach Quiche * Onion, Olive and Thyme Tart Whether you are baking a single batch to have around the house for your family or making a collection of different mini pies to offer guests at your next party, this book is packed with tips, tricks and techniques for creating crowd-pleasing mini pies. The authors guide you step-by-step through making the perfect crust, plus graham cracker, vegan, shortbread and gluten-free variations.
Morgan Greenseth and Christy Beaver own the Mini Empire Bakery in Seattle where they supply restaurants and cafes with cupcake-size pies.