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Old-fashioned Mincemeat

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  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cider 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3 Pound (Firmly Packed)
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mace 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1 Pint
  Tart apples 6 Quart
  Seeded lexica/Muscat raisins 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Currants 3 Pound
  Sultana raisins 1 Pound
  Chopped mixed peel 3⁄4 Pound
  Blanched almonds 1⁄2 Pound, cut fine
  Lemon 3 , juiced and grated rind
  Oranges 3 , juiced and grated rind
  Ground suet 1⁄2 Pound

Combine meat and water in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil; then cover, and simmer 10 minutes.
Drain meat, and reserve juice.
Refrigerate meat.
Combine meat juice, cider, 2 pounds of the sugar and the next 4 ingredients.
Bring to a boil, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Peel and dice the apples into a large kettle.
Add the meat, remaining sugar and other ingredients.
Add molasses-syrup mixture, and stir well.
Cook for 20 minutes.
Ladle into sterilized sealers, and process in a boiling-water bath for 30 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

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Calories 130 Calories from Fat 23

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.1%

Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.1 mg0.4%

Sodium 44.2 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.4%

Sugars 21.2 g

Protein 1 g2.1%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 107.1%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old-fashioned Mincemeat Recipe