No Added Sugar Mince pies

Ezcooking Online

By
@Ezcookingonline

I make this recipe every year and its the only one I actually enjoy. The mincemeat isn't as sweet or as rich as normal mincemeats, and they can be happily eaten by diabetics (like myself). Merry Christmas. Thanks to Splenda for the original recipe, some years back

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
56 aprox
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
raisins
8 oz
currants
8 oz
sultanas
5 oz
candied peel
1 pkg
chopped almonds
1 pkg
stem ginger (diced)
1
cooking apple (cored, peeled & diced)
2 tsp
mixed spice
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1
orange (finely grated zest and juice)
1
lemon (finely grated zest and juice)
8 Tbsp
sweetener
5 oz
vegetarian suet
10 Tbsp
cold water (if needed)
3 pkg
shortcrust pastry (or home made equivalent)

Step-By-Step

1Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and cover with cling film. Leave for at least 12 hours to marinate
2Pre heat oven to lowest heat, and place all mixture in oven proof tin/dish.
3Cover the tin/dish with tin foil and put in oven
4Cook for three hours, checking every half to hourly and adding the water tablespoon by tablespoon to gain he perfect consistency of your choice.
5Pack into sterilised jars
6Roll pastry and fill with mincemeat, cook for about 15 to 20 minutes on about 190
7Store unused mincemeatin a fridge and use within four weeks

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #sugar, #Diabetic, #No, #Added