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Homemade Christmas mincemeat

Recipe from: 9 November 2010

Ingredients 13
Servings 24
Time Leave for 12 hours

Ingredients

  • 2
    apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 4
    tsp
    atora shredded suet
  • 175
    g
    raisins
  • 110
    g
    sultanas
  • 110
    g
    currants
  • 1
    small jar maraschino cherries chopped + 1 tspof the juice
  • 175
    g
    dark brown sugar
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 orange
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 50
    g
    toasted slivered almonds
  • 100
    g
    toasted pecan nuts chopped
  • 2
    tsp
    ground mixed spice
  • 4
    tsp
    whisky or brandy
 

Method

3 hours
 
Mix all the ingredients, except for the booze in a large bowl, cover with a cloth and leave for 12 hours.

Place the mincemeat, loosely covered with foil, in a cool oven 120 degrees for 3 hours.

Allow to cool, add the whisky and spoon into clean dry jars.

It makes 2 dozen mince pies and a large coffee jar full of mincemeat in the fridge.

Reprinted with the permission of Sous Chef. To visit Sous Chef's blog click here...


 


 

 

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