Mincemeat Pie Filling
Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar.
Mincemeat pie filling. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat. Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. 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.
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. Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents. Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the.
Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place. Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie. How to make mincemeat pie. Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust.
Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast. Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred.
More less by pillsbury kitchens. Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer.
Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today. Line a 9 pie plate with your favorite pie pastry recipe see below. 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. A note about meat.
Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe. 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. By rick martine z.
If youre put off at the thought of adding meat to mincemeat like our. I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner. An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling. Photography by alex la u.
Updated december 4 2019 make with. Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. 25 4 star values. Bake a 350f until the crust is browned.
Pour in the mincemeat. Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. 41 12 read reviews. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest.
1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy.