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A winner at the county fair, it 's packed with ground apples, raisins, cranberries, red sour cherries, gooseberries, apricot brandy, lemon and orange rind, oodles of spices, sugar and vinegar. This fabulous concoction is then baked and put up in sterilized jars. It makes eight quarts.
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A medley of apples, raisins, orange zest, apple and orange juices are simmered in this family version of mincemeat. Make the filling in advance and refrigerate until ready to use, or bake immediately in a double-crust pie. If desired, stir 1 to 2 tablespoons of brandy into the filling to enrich the flavors.
I have used this for years. If you are a connoisseur of mincemeat, you will be able to tell this is a good recipe while you are cooking it, and you add the spices to the fruit, and it magically changes to that wonderful aroma of....mincemeat! If you want to, you can omit the meat in this recipe. I prefer peach or apricot brandy for this recipe. If desired you can use half beef and half pork rather than all pork.