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    Sarah's Mincemeat

    • Preparation time: 45 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Makes: 4 x 500g jars


    • 2 Bramley apples
    • 2 lemons, juiced and zest grated
    • 500g shredded suet
    • 100g chopped mixed peel
    • 2 tbsp orange marmalade
    • 250g currants
    • 500g raisins
    • 250g sultanas
    • 1kg dark muscovado sugar
    • 5 tbsp Irish whiskey


    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4.
    2. Core the apples, score the skin around the middles with a knife and bake for about 30 minutes until soft. Remove the skin, put the flesh in bowl large enough for all the ingredients, and mash. Add the lemon zest and juice. Mix in the other ingredients, one by one.
    3. Spoon the mincemeat into sterilised jars. Cover with jam pot covers and leave for at least two weeks, preferably longer, in a cool, dry, airy place.

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