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