Cookbook:Classic Mince Pies

Classic Mince Pies
CategoryPie and tart recipes

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This page incorporates text from the public domain cookbook Household Cyclopedia by Henry Hartshorne.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Combine beef, suet, sugar, raisins, apples, wine, and cider until thin enough.
  2. Add mace, nutmeg, and orange zest to taste.
  3. If not sweet enough, add more sugar.
  4. Form pies with the pastry dough and filling.
  5. Bake pies.
  6. Warm the pies before serving.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Butter may be used instead of suet.
  • The apples may be stewed and the cider reduced.