Home-made mince meat

Home-made mince meat

Once you try this, you will never buy another jar believe me!

300g raisins, 200g currants, 200g candied peel, 300g sultanas, 200g mixed fruit, 200g light suet, 300g soft brown sugar, 4 apples peeled and thinly chopped, 2 Maltese oranges (zest and juice), 2 lemons (zest and juice), 4 level tsp mixed spice, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, brandy, vermouth.

Method;  stir and cover fruit with a clean cloth and leave overnight;  put in a very low oven (100 fan electric), for about 3 hours to melt suet;  cool and add 10 tbs brandy, 4 tbs vermouth.  Pack in jars and cover with grease proof paper.



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