Apricot and Pecan Mincemeat

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1.5 kg

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Geraldene Holt

Published 2011

  • About

One of the advantages of these two excellent mincemeats which include butter in place of suet is that they can be used for filling pies straight away or can be stored in a cold place for up to 3 months.


  • 500 g / 1 lb 2 oz traditionally dried apricots
  • 265


Use kitchen scissors to snip each apricot into about 10 pieces. In a large bowl mix together the apricots, dried fruit and mixed peel with the zest and juice of the tangerines and the rum or whisky. Leave in warm place for at least 2 hours for the liquid to be absorbed.

Stir in the sugar, cin