Christmas Mince Pies – mince meat recipe
If you want to make homemade little christmas pies here is how to make the mince recipe. You need to make it one month before Christmas and store/bottle it in airtight glass jars.
450 grams suet (raw beef or mutton fat)
450 grams currants
450 grams sultanas
110 grams mixed peel
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon mixed spice
450 grams sugar
450 grams raisins
450 grams apples (granny smiths work best – the green ones)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 wine glass of brandy
Peel the lemons slowly. Boil the peel and add a little water until soft. Then drain. Mix and mince all the rest of the ingredients together. Bottle in airtight glass jars until ready for use.