Homemade Christmas Mincemeat

Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew


This is a vegetarian Homemade Mincemeat recipe. Mincemeat is made using a variety of fresh and dried fruits, simmered in a mixture which has been preserved in alcohol and laced with spices. It is traditionally served around Christmas, most often baked into pies. It is so easy to make, once you have tasted this rich, sweet flavoured preserved you may never buy store bought mincemeat anymore.


  • 4 tablespoons (55g) butter
  • ⅔ cup (140g) brown sugar
  • 1 cup (240ml) unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored and grated
  • ½ cup (90g) sultanas
  • 1 cup (180g) golden raisins
  • ½ cup (70g) dried currants
  • ½ cup (75g) dried cranberries
  • 1 cup (160g) candied mixed peel
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange or lemon
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) rum, dark or white
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) red wine
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground clove
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons rum


  1. First place butter into a large pot. Then add brown sugar followed by unsweetened apple juice. Next add all the spices namely nutmeg,...
  2. Get the full instructions at Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew
Homemade Christmas Mincemeat

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