Traditional Mincemeat 14

Recipe: Traditional Mincemeat 14

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb Ground beef
  • 1 lb Beef suet
  • 3 1/2 lb Apples, peeled, cored &
  • Chopped 2 lb Seedless grapes
  • 1 1/2 lb Currents
  • 3/4 c Candied citron
  • 3/4 c Candied lemon peel
  • 2 lb Light brown sugar
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1 c Molasses
  • 3 c Apple cider
  • 1 ts Mace
  • 1 tb Cinnamon
  • 1 tb Ground cloves
  • 1 tb Allspice
  • 2 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 lb Chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 c Lemon juice
  • 1 c Brandy

Instructions:

  1. Place meat in a very large saucepan with just enough water to cover & simmer for 1/2 hour. Drain meat & return to pan. Add all remaining ingredients, except lemon juice & brandy.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil & reduce heat & simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occassionally. Stir in lemon juice & brandy. Ladle mincemeat into sterilized jars & seal, cool & store.
  3. Allow the mincemeat to mature for at least 6 weeks before using.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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