The mincemeat is based on an old Yorkshire recipe.
- 250g raisins
- 60g sultanas
- 120g currants
- 60g mixed peel
- 120g Muscovado sugar
- 120g beef or vegetarian suet
- ½ teaspoon each ground cloves and cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- ¼ nutmeg, fresh grated
- 120g thick cut orange marmalade
- Zest and juice of ½ a lime
- 125ml brandy
- 250g cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
- At least 2 weeks before required, mix all of the ingredients together. Keep in an airtight jar.