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Mincemeat

Mincemeat and mince pies

It is easy to buy mincemeat (or even the complete mince pies). But if you have to buy the ingredients for the rest of the Christmas recipes, then it's easy to mix up the left-overs for some mincemeat. Scroll down for a recipe for mince pies.

Ingredients
dried fruit
glacé cherries
some candied peel
dark brown sugar
suet
spices: nutmeg, mace
brandy or other (optional)
lemon juice (optional)
Equipment

mixing bowl
spoon
jam jar with lid
preparation time:
mixing ingredients
leave: up to four weeks (optional)

Cooking process

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Mince pies

Mince pies

Ingredients
a jar of mincemeat
butter
sugar
plain flour
a teaspoon cinnamon
egg
water or milk if necessary
Equipment

mixing bowl
spoon
knife
tart tin
small spoon
pastry cutters (optional)
oven:
time in oven: 20 mins

preparation time:
rubbing fat into flour
roll out and cut pastry

Cooking process