Prep 0 mins
Cook 2 hrs
"An Old Canadian North Woods recipe enough for 20 pies with modifications" Freeze. This is from the UK Explorers Club. Richard Dominick is the submitter. The recipe was obtained around 1947.
- 4 lbs cold fine ground lean venison
- 12 lbs uncooked apples, peeled and fine ground
- 2 lbs suet, fine ground
- 2 lbs seedless currants
- 4 lbs seedless raisins
- 6 tablespoons grated lemon peel
- 5 lbs brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 6 teaspoons salt
- 1 quart vinegar, see note
- 1 quart molasses, see note
- 2 lemons, juice of
- 1 -2 cup meat stock
- 3 tablespoons ground cloves
- 12 tablespoons cinnamon
- 5 teaspoons nutmeg
- 2 cups port wine
- 3 cups brandy
- 3 cups rum
- Cook the venison by boiling until lightly cooked.
- Mix the ingredients together in order to the meat stock. Stir and bring to a boil, then simmer for 2 slow hours.
- Add the remaining ingredients. Mix all together well. Cool slowly. Keeps very well in the freezer and can be taken out to make your favorite pie. Suggest freezing in portions for pie.
- Notes: in place of the 1 qt vinegar they found that their favorite variation was 1 pint of tarragon vinegar or 1 pint of port wine vinegar.
- In place of the molasses you can use pancake syrup or a good maple syrup [real]. They choice was the molasses.
for the rum i would recommend SCREETCH.
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