Mincemeat Pie Filling
Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today.
Mincemeat pie filling. 1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. 41 12 read reviews. Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. 25 4 star values.
Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust. Cover filling trim evenly along. Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie.
Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast. Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe.
Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. 338 stars 119 ratings. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Line a 9 pie plate with your favorite pie pastry recipe see below.
Mincemeat pie also called mince pie has occupied a prominent place on britains holiday table for centuries and that tradition continues today. This may be a great make ahead pie. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy. 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.
Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. This hearty filling. I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner. How to make mincemeat pie.
Bake a 350f until the crust is browned. Updated december 4 2019 make with. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer. Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added.
Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place. Photography by alex la u. 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. Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e.
Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat. Pour in the mincemeat. Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents. An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling.
Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the. 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 made this filling for my dad who missed having mincemeat pie on thanksgiving. A note about meat.