Mincemeat Pie Filling
Line a 9 pie plate with your favorite pie pastry recipe see below.
Mincemeat pie filling. 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. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place.
I made this filling for my dad who missed having mincemeat pie on thanksgiving. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe. 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. Top the pie with the rest of the crust crimp edges sealed and mark your pie vents.
1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. Bake a 350f until the crust is browned. Mincemeat pie also called mince pie has occupied a prominent place on britains holiday table for centuries and that tradition continues today. More less by pillsbury kitchens.
Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. This hearty filling. 41 12 read reviews.
25 4 star values. Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place. This may be a great make ahead pie.
Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the. Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. How to make mincemeat pie. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer.
Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. Pour in the mincemeat. Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added. Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today.
Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast. Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy. Photography by alex la u.
By rick martine z. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Updated december 4 2019 make with. An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling.
Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. If youre put off at the thought of adding meat to mincemeat like our. Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. Cover filling trim evenly along.
338 stars 119 ratings. Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust.