Christmas Fruit Mince
0 min 10 cups Main Ingredient: Raisins Cuisine: AmericanCooking: Preparation time: 6 weeks. Cooking time: 30 minutes. Start to finish: 1 day min
3 cups dried currants
1 1/2 cups golden raisins
1 1/2 cups dark raisins
3/4 cup candied peel, chopped
1 pound cooking apples, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
2 1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
grated zest and juice of 2 lemons
3/4 cup brandy
Nutrition Factsper serving of 10 cups
Step 1Serve this spicy fruit mixture in pies or miniature tarts for Christmas festivities. Prepare the mince well beforehand to ensure full flavor--and to make the pie-making go faster.
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Step 3In a large bowl, place all the ingredients and mix well to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and leave overnight.
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Step 5Pack the mixture into sterilized jars and close tightly. Leave in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 weeks.
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Step 7Stir the mixture well before using.