Mince Pies

Mince Meat

Ingredients:

  • 175g currants
  • 175g raisins
  • 175g sultanas
  • 175g dried cranberries
  • 100g mixed peal
  • 1 apple cored and grated
  • 125g butter
  • 1/2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 50g chopped almonds
  • 250g muscovado sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon mixed spice
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • 200mls brandy or rum
curtains

Recipe:

  1. Put all the ingredients into a large pot except for the alcohol and simmer for 10 mins
  2. Allow to cool and add the alcohol
  3. Spoon the mincemeat into sterilised jars and keep in a cool dark place until ready to use