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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. Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. This hearty filling. Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place. How to make mincemeat pie.

Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Updated december 4 2019 make with. 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. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e. By rick martine z.

Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the. Pour in the mincemeat.

The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe. Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred. 338 stars 119 ratings. Line a 9 pie plate with your favorite pie pastry recipe see below.

Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust. Bake a 350f until the crust is browned. I made this filling for my dad who missed having mincemeat pie on thanksgiving. More less by pillsbury kitchens.

Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer. 25 4 star values. Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast.

Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy. I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner. 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.

Cover filling trim evenly along. 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. This may be a great make ahead pie. Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie.

Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents. 41 12 read reviews. A note about meat. Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added.

1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle.