Hot Mincemeat for Pies Recipe

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Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineMethod
DishSpeciality
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Beef suet1 Pound, shredded to make 2 cups
 Dark brown sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sultana raisins2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Seeded raisins2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Currants2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Apples6 Large, cored, grated
 Diced candied citron peel1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grated lemon peel4
 Lemons4 , juiced
 Cider/Apple juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Nutmegs4 , freshly grated to make 2 tablespoons
 Ground cinnamon3 Tablespoon
 Ground coriander2 Tablespoon
 Dark rum1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brandy1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

In a large preserving kettle, brown the ground beef thoroughly.
Add the rest of the ingredients, except the rum and brandy.
Bring to the boil and cook 15 minutes.
Stir constantly to prevent burning.
Remove from the heat.
Stir the rum and brandy into the mincemeat.
Put into sterilized jars.
Seal and store in a cool dry place.
Use the mincemeat to make pies.
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