Mincemeat


Ingredients 12
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 5
    cooking apples
  • 2
    oranges
  • 1
    lemon
  • 500
    g
    mixed dried fruit
  • 125
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 5
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 3
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 5
    ml
    ground ginger
  • 3
    ml
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 100
    g
    butter
  • 250
    ml
    dry cider (like Savannah or Hunter's)
  • 65
    ml
    brandy or rum
 

Method

 
1. Peel, core and finely dice apples. Place in a large heavy-based pan. 2. Grate the peel of the oranges and lemon, taking care not to include any white pith. Squeeze the juice, add the peel, and stir in with remaining ingredients in the pan. 3. Slowly bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently. Cook uncovered for one hour, stirring occasionally. 4. Cook until mincemeat is thick and pulpy. The apple will break down and dried fruit will look plump and glossy. Place in sterilised jars, or cool and pack into plastic containers and freeze. Cover tightly and leave to mature for at least two weeks before use.
 

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