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What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Light Muscavado Sugar
  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Sultanas
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Raisins
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Currants
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Candied Peel
  • 25g/1oz Shamrock Chopped Nuts
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 level tsp Cinnamon
  • Good Pinch Nutmeg
  • 225g/8oz Bramley Apples, grated
  • 125g/4oz Butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp Brandy, Rum or Whiskey

How to:

  1. Put the first nine Ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Next, add the grated apple, melted butter and alcohol. Stir well to combine.
  3. Cover and allow to stand overnight.
  4. Stir well again, then, transfer to sterilised jars. Cover with wax discs and seal the lids with jam pot covers or store in preserving/kilner jars.
  5. Store in a cool dark place.
Note:Shredded suet or vegetarian suet may replace the butter, just mix it in with the other dry ingredients.You can also add 125g/4oz Shamrock Cherries or 125g/4oz Cranberries, or both! 

For more great Christmas Recipes from Odlums try our Classic Christmas Recipes book

Christmas Mincemeat

Category

Christmas

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Light Muscavado Sugar
  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Sultanas
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Raisins
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Currants
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Candied Peel
  • 25g/1oz Shamrock Chopped Nuts
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 level tsp Cinnamon
  • Good Pinch Nutmeg
  • 225g/8oz Bramley Apples, grated
  • 125g/4oz Butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp Brandy, Rum or Whiskey

How to:

  1. Put the first nine Ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Next, add the grated apple, melted butter and alcohol. Stir well to combine.
  3. Cover and allow to stand overnight.
  4. Stir well again, then, transfer to sterilised jars. Cover with wax discs and seal the lids with jam pot covers or store in preserving/kilner jars.
  5. Store in a cool dark place.
Note:Shredded suet or vegetarian suet may replace the butter, just mix it in with the other dry ingredients.You can also add 125g/4oz Shamrock Cherries or 125g/4oz Cranberries, or both! 

For more great Christmas Recipes from Odlums try our Classic Christmas Recipes book

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