Festive mincemeat recipe

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TOTAL TIME

10 min

Makes

1 1/2 cups

* PLUS Cooling time
Festive mincemeat recipe

Mincemeat recipe. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

This holiday classic brings together all the traditional flavours of the season – and it couldn't be easier to make!


Ingredients

  • 1 Granny Smith apple , peeled and grated
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped Sultana raisins
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped mixed candied peel
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 tbsp amaretto
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves

Instructions

  • COMBINE all ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 3 min, stirring halfway through, until most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir, then let stand until cool. Use right away or refrigerate in a covered container for up to one week.

Figgy pudding

Try using this mincemeat recipe in muffins for miniature Christmas puddings.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 34,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 5 mg.