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De Luxe Mincemeat

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Ingredients
  Beef round 3 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as required)
  Suet 1⁄2 Pound
  Apples 2 1⁄2 Quart, peeled and chopped
  Seedless raisins 2 Pound
  Dried currants 2 Pound
  Citron 1⁄4 Pound, diced
  Candied orange peel 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pineapple juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1 , grated
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  White corn syrup 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a saucepan cook beef in small amount water over simmering heat until tender.
2. Take off from fire and cool.
3. Remove the bone or gristle.
4. Force the meat through medium blade food chopper.
5. Boil the stock until 3/4 cup remains.
6. Grind suet finely.

MAKING
7. In a 2 gallon kettle mix meat, suet and apples.
8. Add raisins, currants, citron and orange peel.
9. In a saucepan mix sugar, salt, spices, cider, pineapple juice, lemon rind, juice and syrup.
10. Heat to boiling point.
11. Stir in vinegar and butter and mix well.
12. Spoon the mixture into 2 gallon crock.
13. Store, covered, in cool place 3 to 4 weeks. Stir occasionally in few days.
14. Alternately pack in desired amounts and freeze.

SERVING
15. It would make a filling for 8 pies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Mincemeat
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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