Christmas Mincemeat
 
 
lotte duncan 
 
fruit, vegetables & salads 
makes 6-8 jars 
preparation time overnight 
cooking time over 2 hrs 
 
ingredients 
 
  for 6lb mincemeat:
  12oz (350g) seedless raisins
  8oz (225g) sultanas
  8oz (225g) currants
  4oz (110g) cut mixed peel
  4oz (110g) chopped dried prunes
  12oz (350g) soft brown sugar
  1lb (450g) cooking apples - peeled, cored and grated
  8oz (225g) shredded suet
  grated rind and juice of 2 oranges
  grated rind and juice of 2 lemons
  2oz (50g) chopped almonds
  2oz (50g) chopped pecan nuts
1 Tbsp  (15g) mixed spice
1 tsp  (5g) freshly grated nutmeg
  5fl oz (150ml) brandy
 
mix all the ingredients together, except half the brandy in a large 
ovenproof bowl and cover and leave to stand overnight. 
the next day, preheat the oven to 110c/225f/gas , cover the bowl 
with foil and place in the oven for about 3 hours. 
allow to cool, then mix in the rest of the brandy and put into 
sterilised jars. 
 
note: if possible, this mincemeat needs to mature for at least two weeks 
before using. once sealed, it can keep for at least a year. 
 
 
 
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(ID: 4671) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Thu, Dec 2, 2004


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