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Blueberry Mincemeat
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Blueberry Mincemeat

Yields:
6 cups

Ingredients

 

  • 1 ¼ cups 225g sultana raisins
  • 1 ¼ cups 225g golden raisins
  • ½ cup 85g dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup 80g mixed candied citrus peel
  • ½ cup 125ml brown sugar
  • ½ cup 125ml margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 tsp 5 ml grated lemon rind, yellow part only
  • 2 Tbsp 30ml brandy
  • 1 Tbsp 15ml lemon juice
  • 1 tsp 15ml ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp 2.5ml ground cloves
  • ½ tsp 2.5ml ground ginger
  • ½ tsp 2.5ml ground nutmeg
  • 4 cups 1L BC Blueberries, fresh or frozen

 

Directions

 

  1. Combine first 13 ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir in blueberries, and let mixture sit overnight in the refrigerator to allow flavours to combine, and raisins to plump.
  3. If not using immediately, either pack closely in sterilized jars and process, or freeze.
  4. To use, spoon into pre-made pie shells and bake for approximately 20 minutes.

 

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