Mincemeat Pie Filling
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Mincemeat pie filling. An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling. 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. Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. How to make mincemeat pie.
Photography by alex la u. More less by pillsbury kitchens. 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.
I made this filling for my dad who missed having mincemeat pie on thanksgiving. Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. By rick martine z. Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place.
Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe. Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. This may be a great make ahead pie.
Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat.
If youre put off at the thought of adding meat to mincemeat like our. Updated december 4 2019 make with. A note about meat. 41 12 read reviews.
338 stars 119 ratings. Pour in the mincemeat. Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast. This hearty filling.
Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. Bake a 350f until the crust is browned. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today.
Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents. 25 4 star values. 1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. 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.
Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred. Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Mincemeat pie also called mince pie has occupied a prominent place on britains holiday table for centuries and that tradition continues today.
Remove from the oven cool and enjoy. I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner.