Cranberry Mincemeat – We Heart Local BC

Cranberry Mincemeat

Cranberry Mincemeat

Submitted by: BC Cranberry Marketing Commission

Photo and recipe courtesy of BC Cranberry Marketing Commission. For more delicious recipes visit www.bccranberries.com
Yield: approx. 4 cups – Enough for 1 8″ pie or 36 3″ tarts
Ingredients:
3 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen
1/4 cup cranberry cocktail
2/3 cup golden raisins
2/3 cup dried cranberries
2/3 cup mixed peel
1 cup golden sugar
1/2 cup suet, finely ground
2 Tbsp brandy
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp finely grated lemon peel
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
Instructions:
1. In a medium saucepan, combine the cranberries and the cocktail. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
2. Reduce heat and simmer a few minutes until the berries begin to soften and pop. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
3. Add the remaining ingredients to the cranberries. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 3 days. If making more than a week ahead, freeze after the 3 days.

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