Chelsea's Mincemeat Recipe

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Chelsea Cameron-Horner

By
@CeCe1991

Fat Free version: Pears, Orange & Lemons [and rinds], Candied Peels, Mixed Dried Fruits, dates, Cherries, Almonds, Mix ground spice, Ginger, water & liquor of Choice.

When I made this I cut it down.
I added 2-4 Table spoons of Shortening, Currants, Sultanas and Mixed peels. I added half a lemon, 2 Mandarin oranges, 2 Prunes & 6 dried Cherries.
I Used 1 table spoon cranberries, Almonds, dates and icing Sugar.
Lastly I added 1/2 to 1/4 teaspoon of different spices!

I used 1-2 tablespoons of Water, adding Cooking Sherry and red wine.
I also used between 1-2 tab

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Prep:
12 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 lb
finely chopped suet or shortening/other substitute

FRUIT

1
lemon
1
orange
1
apple

DRIED FRUIT

1 lb
currants
1 lb
sultanas
1 lb
mixed fruit peels
1 lb
dates

A POUND OF MIXED FRUIT

dried cherries
cranberries
prunes, pitted

DRIED INGREDIENTS

50 g
almonds
1 lb
caster sugar
nutmeg
cinnamon
ginger

LIQUID INGREDIENTS

90 ml
water
90 ml
alcohol of your choosing

ALTERNATIVES

225 g
dried pears
1 lb
raisins

How to Make Chelsea's Mincemeat Recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1Gather, weigh and measure all needed ingredients and supplies
  • 2Pare the lemons and oranges thinly and Simmer the rinds in Water [You can add your alcohol of choice] on Low until Tender.
    After they are tender, shred, chop or grate the rinds.
  • 3Finely Chop all the ingredients doing your best to make everything the same size!
  • 4Mix and stir in your dry ingredients.
  • 5Add your liquid ingredients, adding more water/liquor as needed.
  • 6Mix everything [thoroughly] in a large bowl and let sit undisturbed for anywhere from 7-12 hours or over night.
  • 7Add mixture to a casserole dish, cover and bake at 180 degrees for one hour!
  • 8Mix everything as desired before you Add the mixture to an air tight jar to store until you need it.
    *Best aged for 2-4 weeks**
  • 9After your Mincemeat has been aged add the Mincemeat to a Casserole Dish, Cover it and bake at 180F for one hour.
  • 10Store your Mincemeat into an Air Tight container until you are ready to try your hand at making Mincemeat pies.

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