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Homemade Mincemeat Pie

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Ingredients
  Beef stew meat 1 Pound
  Apples 4 Pound
  Suet 4 Ounce
  Raisins 15 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Dried currants 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped mixed candied fruits and peels 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  9 inch double crust pie pastry 1
Directions

Cover beef with water; simmer, covered, till tender, about 2 hours.
Drain; cool.
Peel, core, and cut up apples.
Put beef, apples, and suet through coarse blade of food grinder.
In kettle combine all ingredients except pastry.
Cover; simmer 1 hour.
Stir often.
Line 9-inch pie plate with pastry; fill with 3 cups mincemeat.
Adjust top crust.
Seal; cut slits.
Bake at 400° for 35 to 40 minutes.
Freeze remaining mincemeat in 3-cup portions.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Mace

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