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Memorable Mincemeat

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Suet;minced (or butter/marg)
  • 2 c Seedless raisins
  • 2 1/2 c Currants
  • 1 3/4 c Brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 ts Mace or cloves
  • 1 1/2 ts Nutmeg
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 4 Apples, peeled, grated
  • 1 c Candied citron
  • 1 Lemon (rind and juice only)
  • 1 Orange (rind and juice only)


Makes 8 cups (not 8 servings)

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer 5
minutes, stirring frequently. Refrigerate or freeze in recipe size
portions. (Dark or light raisins may be used in place of currants, and
ground cloves substituted for mace. ER)

Note: Processing mincemeat is recommended for long term storage 1-2 years.
Spoon into pint sealers. Process 30 minutes in a boiling water bath.

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