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Mincemeat Pie Filling

Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat.

Mincemeat pie filling. Weve made it easy as ever to try your hand at this old fashioned treat with a recipe that only requires 25 minutes of prep. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe.

Line a 9 pie plate with your favorite pie pastry recipe see below. Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. 338 stars 119 ratings.

Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie. Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents. Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown.

Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added. How to make mincemeat pie. Photography by alex la u. I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner.

If youre put off at the thought of adding meat to mincemeat like our. Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today. Updated december 4 2019 make with. Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e.

This may be a great make ahead pie. Pour in the mincemeat. Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred. By rick martine z.

41 12 read reviews. Mincemeat pie also called mince pie has occupied a prominent place on britains holiday table for centuries and that tradition continues today. Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place. Cover filling trim evenly along.

Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. During the near 7 years that i lived in england i witnessed the mince pies being stocked in every store and served in nearly every home as soon as the christmas season started. 1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. 25 4 star values.

Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust. A note about meat. Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the.

More less by pillsbury kitchens. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast.

An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy.