How to Make Christmas Mincemeat

This is a vegetarian Homemade Mincemeat recipe. Mincemeat is made using a variety of fresh and dried fruits, simmered in a mixture which has been preserved in alcohol and laced with spices.

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How to Make Christmas Mincemeat Recipe
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Prepare all dried fruits needed for making mincemeat.

Prepare all dried fruits needed for making mincemeat.

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Other ingredients needed to make mincemeat.

Other ingredients needed to make mincemeat.

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First place butter into a large pot.

First place butter into a large pot.

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 Then add brown sugar.

Then add brown sugar.

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Next, add unsweetened apple juice.

Next, add unsweetened apple juice.

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 Followed by all the spices and salt.

Followed by all the spices and salt.

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Add 2 shredded apples.

Add 2 shredded apples.

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Add zest from one orange.

Add zest from one orange.

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Also the orange juice from the orange.

Also the orange juice from the orange.

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 Add in all the dried fruits.

Add in all the dried fruits.

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Lastly add the rum.

Lastly add the rum.

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 And some red wine or brandy.

And some red wine or brandy.

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Stir all the ingredients until well mixed.

Stir all the ingredients until well mixed.

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Using medium high heat, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.

Using medium high heat, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.

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Then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer the mincemeat for about 30 to 45 minutes until the liquid is almost evaporated. Stir often.

Then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer the mincemeat for about 30 to 45 minutes until the liquid is almost evaporated. Stir often.

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And we’re done! Let mincemeat to cool completely.

And we’re done! Let mincemeat to cool completely.

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 If desired, stir in some more alcohol and let it cool completely.

If desired, stir in some more alcohol and let it cool completely.

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Transfer to a covered container and place in the refrigerator, at least overnight before using.

Transfer to a covered container and place in the refrigerator, at least overnight before using.

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Taste really nice on its own, over ice-cream or to make into mince pie for christmas. SO ... ENJOY! For more, please visit www.huangkitchen.com

Taste really nice on its own, over ice-cream or to make into mince pie for christmas. SO ... ENJOY! For more, please visit www.huangkitchen.com

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