De Luxe Mincemeat Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main Ingredient


 Beef round3 Pound
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs) (as required)
 Suet1⁄2 Pound
 Apples2 1⁄2 Quart, peeled and chopped
 Seedless raisins2 Pound
 Dried currants2 Pound
 Citron1⁄4 Pound, diced
 Candied orange peel2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg2 Teaspoon
 Allspice2 Teaspoon
 Ginger2 Teaspoon
 Cloves1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cider2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Pineapple juice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Lemon rind1 , grated
 Lemon1 , juiced
 White corn syrup2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cider vinegar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1910 Calories from Fat 434

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.4%

Saturated Fat 24.5 g122.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.4 mg

Sodium 748.4 mg31.2%

Total Carbohydrates 351 g116.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.3%

Sugars 259.9 g

Protein 46 g92.3%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 110.2%

Calcium 28.2% Iron 49%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan cook beef in small amount water over simmering heat until tender.
2. Take off from fire and cool.
3. Remove the bone or gristle.
4. Force the meat through medium blade food chopper.
5. Boil the stock until 3/4 cup remains.
6. Grind suet finely.

7. In a 2 gallon kettle mix meat, suet and apples.
8. Add raisins, currants, citron and orange peel.
9. In a saucepan mix sugar, salt, spices, cider, pineapple juice, lemon rind, juice and syrup.
10. Heat to boiling point.
11. Stir in vinegar and butter and mix well.
12. Spoon the mixture into 2 gallon crock.
13. Store, covered, in cool place 3 to 4 weeks. Stir occasionally in few days.
14. Alternately pack in desired amounts and freeze.

15. It would make a filling for 8 pies.