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Jewelled mincemeat

Jewelled mincemeat

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 45 minutes - 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Makes 1.8kg/4lb

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

  • Freezable (Can be frozen)
Nutrition: per tablespoonful serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal64
fat1g
saturates0g
carbs10g
sugars5g
fibre1g
protein1g
low insalt0.03g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Peel, core and chop the apples, then put them in a large pan with the spices, sugar, citrus zests and juices. Bring to the boil then cover and simmer for about 10 mins until the apples start to soften. Add the cranberries, raisins and alcohol. Bringto the boil, stirring well, then reduce the heat and simmer for 20-30 mins, uncovered, until thickened. Stir in the apricots, nuts and tropical fruits. Remove from the heat, leave to cool, then pack into sterilised jars. Seal, label and keep for up to one month in the fridge, or six months in the freezer.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2003

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Rating: 5 out of 5.12 ratings
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