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Hot Mincemeat For Pies

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Ingredients
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Beef suet 1 Pound, shredded to make 2 cups
  Dark brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sultana raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Seeded raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Currants 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Apples 6 Large, cored, grated
  Diced candied citron peel 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 4
  Lemons 4 , juiced
  Cider/Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nutmegs 4 , freshly grated to make 2 tablespoons
  Ground cinnamon 3 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Dark rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brandy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a large preserving kettle, brown the ground beef thoroughly.
Add the rest of the ingredients, except the rum and brandy.
Bring to the boil and cook 15 minutes.
Stir constantly to prevent burning.
Remove from the heat.
Stir the rum and brandy into the mincemeat.
Put into sterilized jars.
Seal and store in a cool dry place.
Use the mincemeat to make pies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Beef

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