California Raisin Mincemeat: How To Make Some Yourself

Recipe c/o California Raisins.
California Raisin Mincemeat: How To Make Some Yourself

California Raisin Mincemeat: How To Make Some Yourself. Happy Monday. Santa loves mince pies, doesn’t he!? 

I know why too! They are so delicious. Especially around Christmas time.

Fancy making your own mince pie filling?

Today I am sharing this tasty California Raisin Mincemeat recipe with you.

Just in time for Christmas 🎅.

How To Make California Raisin Mincemeat:

Makes 4 x 1 litre preserving jars

Ingredients:

1kg Bramley apples 

4 oranges 

4 lemons 

400g suet 

950g California Raisins 

650g currants 

700g Muscovado brown sugar 

400g Italian chopped mixed peel 

3 level tablespoons mixed spice 

1 level dessertspoon of ground cinnamon 

200ml of dark rum, calvados or brandy

How To Make California Raisin Mincemeat:

1.) Firstly, core the apples (leave the skin on) and finely chop. Grate the zest of the oranges and lemons and set aside. Extract the juice from the oranges and lemons and set aside.

2.) In a large mixing bowl, mix all the dry ingredients until evenly distributed. Add the fruit juice and alcohol, combine well.

3.) Sterilise the preserving jars and fill the jars with the mincemeat. Cover with a wax disc and seal.

Last but not least, store in a cool dark place will keep for 12 months.

California Raisin Mincemeat: How To Make Some Yourself

California Raisin Mincemeat: How To Make Some Yourself:

So what do you think?

Recipe c/o California Raisins.

Fancy making your own Mincemeat?

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The mincemeat and pastry recipe can also be used to make a large tart, which works very well as a Christmas dessert served with ginger ice cream or brandy flavoured crème anglaise. Homemade Mince Pies.

Secondly, Honestly Healthy Mince Pies: Honestly Healthy Chef, Natasha Corrett, has created a special Christmas recipe for healthier Mince Pies. Honestly Healthy Mince Pies.

So do not forget to stop by over the next few weeks if you are looking for more Christmas treat recipes to try out. 

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3 Comments

  1. Margarett Murphy
    26th November 2016 / 2:43 pm

    Look tasty. Great for Christmas.

  2. Debby
    29th November 2016 / 12:09 am

    I'm from California and I am going to have to try this!

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