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The Best Last Minute Mincemeat Recipe

Mincemeat is traditionally made in advance and stored in sterilised air-tight jars but I this recipe is just as good and read to use immeadiately.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Cakes and Biscuits
Cuisine: English
Keyword: Baking, Christmas, Mincemeat
Servings: 4 500 ml Jars
Author: Christian Gott


  • 300 gram Raisins
  • 300 gram Sultanas
  • 300 gram Suet shredded
  • 200 gram Dark brown Sugar
  • 200 gram Apple Sauce
  • 100 gram Mixed Peel finely chopped
  • 100 gram Glace Cherries chopped
  • 100 gram Flaked Almonds optional
  • 1 Small glass Brandy
  • Juice one fresh Lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • A Large pinch Nutmeg freshly grated


  • Place all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Cover with cling film and leave for two hours.
  • Mix again and store in an air-tight container in the bottom of your fridge.


Allergens in this recipe are:
Nuts  Sulphites in the Dried fruit
Please see the allergens page