Cranberry jewelled mincemeat

Mincemeat recipes

Winning fruity formulas for making your own festive mix, including both traditional versions and new ideas.

7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cooking up batches of this festive, fruity mincemeat will fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas

25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Love mince pies? Be sure to add these festive biscuits to your Christmas baking list, combining cookies with mincemeat, dark chocolate and cinnamon flavours

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make homemade mincemeat for your Christmas bakes. It's a lot easier than you might think, and the recipe can be scaled up or down. This works well as a gift, too

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A staple of Christmas, this mincemeat will make the perfect addition to all your seasonal baking

40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This coarse traditional mincemeat doesn't require any cooking- just throw in your nutmeg, brandy and suet and leave to soak

15 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try making your mincemeat well in advance of Christmas to give the flavours maximum time to mature

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A traditional boozy mincemeat that's ready in 20 minutes - make a big batch, bottle up and give as gifts

20 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A real treat. Associate food editor, Barney Desmazery, has had this recipe in his family for 100 years

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Why settle for a shop-bought jar of this traditional, festive fruit filling when you can make your own in minutes?

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Give your mince pies an edge this year with a nutty filling - ready in just 20 minutes

20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A lighter, zingier and fruitier version of traditional mincemeat. Can be frozen for up to 6 months

1 hr
Easy
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