Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Mincemeat for Pie

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound chopped boiled beef
  • 1/2 pound chopped suet
  • 1 pound dried currants
  • 1 pound raisins
  • 1 pound citron
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • grated peel of 1/2 orange
  • juice of 2 oranges
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • grated peel of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cups cider
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1 cup sherry
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mace
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 pounds Apples
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: England

Mincemeat pie is an English delicacy for Christmas. Here's the recipe for the mincemeat, which really has no meat at all.

DIRECTIONS

Mix all of the ingredients and store in a crock in a cool place or fill into sterilized jars. If the mincemeat is to be used considerably later, omit the apples from the original recipe, and when filling the piecrust add an equal amount of sliced apples.

Recipe Source: Feast Day Cookbook by Katherine Burton and Helmut Ripperger, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1951
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Smaller Church, Bigger Faith, 3: Ecclesiastical Discipline April 17
The Holy Spirit and Evangelization: A Primer April 16
Journey to the Sun: A Strange Biography of Junípero Serra April 16
Russia's demographic recovery + US demographic decline = danger April 16
James Carroll strikes (at the Church) again April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days