Recipes using mincemeat. Browse extensive collection of user created and reviewed vegan recipes. Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. Here is a classic mincemeat recipe without any suet.
A mince pie also mincemeat pie in new england and fruit mince pie in australia and new zealand is a sweet pie of british origin filled with a mixture of dried fruits and spices called mincemeat that is traditionally served during the christmas season in much of the english speaking world. Plus 15000 vegfriends profiles articles and more. You can mix up the dried fruits a bit substituting dried cranberries cherries or blueberries for some of the raisins and sultanas.
But this version is much easier than any traditional recipe and you can use it very shortly after you make it. The holy grail to some especially my friends across the channel in england. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venison.
175g 6oz butter 175g 6oz caster sugar 4 eggs 175g 6oz ground almonds 1 teaspoon almond extract generous half jar of mincemeat. Christmas wouldnt be christmas without homemade mince pies this is a mince pie to please everyone. Getting your hands on some really good quality mincemeat then stirring through a few extras to really make the flavours sing is the key to getting this moreish festive treat to taste absolutely incredible.
Pour into jars while hot allow to come to room. It was a food of the wealthy. When fully cooked remove from the heat and stir in brandy.
Simmer these ingredients about 2 hours over low heat using a diffuser between the flame and the stockpot if the mixture looks like its scorching on the bottom. Mincemeat is the mother of all holiday recipes. Why are some candies associated with christmas.