English Mince Meat

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. raisins seeded.
  • 5 lbs. suet, finely chopped.
  • 5 lbs. apples, finely chopped.
  • 4 lbs. citron, finely chopped.
  • lbs. blanched, almonds finely chopped.
  • 5 lbs. currants.
  • 5 lbs. light brown sugar.
  • ½ teaspoon mace.
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon.
  • cups brandy.

Method

Cook raisins, suet, apples, citron, currants, and sugar slowly for one and one-half hours; then add almonds, spices, and brandy.