Fruity Mincemeat

READY IN: 2hrs 14mins
Recipe by Snowbunny Andorra

This recipe was recommended to me by a friend. I've never made my own mincemeat before, but this one was so easy to make, I'm not sure that I'll ever buy it again! I've not cooked it up into mince pies yet, but I'll be sure to add an update when I do. Originally by Pam Corbin.

Top Review by sumwontoluv

as i have said, i am a mincemeat fanatic.
and before i joined food.com i tried ALL the so called mincemeat recipes.
this recipe is a decent base for mincemeat.
but since it contains no meat it is not top notch in my book.
but i did try the mix with venision and it was tasty.
but the BEST mincemeat recipe here is venison Mincemeat by Aroostook.
nothing comes close to that.
keep trying.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the plums and 200ml of freshly squeezed orange juice, along with the orange zest, into a small pan and simmer until the plums have softened.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all the remaining ingredients except the alcohol in a large ovenproof bowl.
  3. Once the plums are soft, puree them and stir into the rest of the mixture.
  4. Let stand for 12 hours to allow the flavours to infuse.
  5. Bake at 225F for 2 hours. Allow to cool slightly and stir in the alcohol.
  6. Store in sterilised jars. Keeps for up to 12 months.

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