Make Your Own Mincemeat (From an 18th Century Recipe)

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READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 4 quarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer beef in 2 c water, covered for about 10 minutes.
  • Put beef and broth in large kettle and add all other ingredients except liquors.
  • Let come to a hard boil.
  • Then turn down heat low and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring to keep from sticking and to assure even distribution of spices and fat through the mixture.
  • Let cool.
  • Then add spirits.
  • Place in jars or a single gallon jar and store in a cool dark place for 3 weeks before using.
  • Frozen it will keep up to 6 months.
  • For Pie:
  • Fill pastry-lined pie pan with mincemeat.
  • Adjust top crust or lattice top, and bake in preheated hot oven (425) for 30 minutes.
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