December 2019

Cake-A-Holic - Boozy Mince Pie Viennese Whirls

Feeding the world’s cake addiction, one bake at a time...

Do you have a teensy weensy ‘problem’ with cake? and, left to your own devices, would probably eat it morning, noon and night?

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Worry no more fellow cake-a-holics, here is our very own cake baking feature hosted by Amy Carrieri, owner of Tilly’s Treats and baker extraordinaire.

This talented lady will become a much needed part of your life as she indulges and tantalises us with delightful, mouth-wateringly delicious treats every month.

Cake domination beckons as Amy strives to “feed the world’s cake addiction - one bake at a time…”

This month’s Christmas creation: Boozy Mince Pie Viennese Whirls


***Disclaimer: Please eat cake responsibly***




Bake: Boozy Mince Pie Viennese Whirls
Venue: Tilly’s Treats Kitchen
Video filmed by: Jack Heaven
Video edited by: Adrian Heaven
Music: Pure Imagination - Gene Wilder: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (Original soundtrack, lyrics and music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley)

You can follow Amy on her blog and to get your foodie fix!

Boozy Mince Pie Viennese Whirls

Preheat oven: Gas mark 5/Electric 180 °C (170 °C for fan ovens)

Bake for 15 minutes


For the biscuits

250g unsalted butter (room temperature)
50g icing sugar
225g plain flour
25g cornflour
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the brandy buttercream filling

200g brandy butter
400g icing sugar
1 tablespoon Baileys, milk or hot water

I used luxury mincemeat filling



Tags: Cake A Holic