mince meat pie filling

  • Canned!! This can store on the pantry shelf . Freeze ok no more then 3 months in freezer

    5 c cooked venison ( or beef)
    2 1/2 c chopped suet
    7 1/2 c chopped apples
    3 c apple cider or apple juice
    1/2 vinegar
    1/2 lbs citron
    1 c molasses
    5 c white sugar
    2 1/2 c raisins chopped fine
    1 2/3 c raisins left whole
    1 1/2 tlbs salt
    Juice of 2 lemons
    Juice of 2 oranges
    1 tlbs mace
    2 scant tsp each cinnamon
    ground cloves
    allspice
    2 grated nutmegs
    1 tsp almond extract
    2 tlbs lemon extract
    1 1/2 c brandy
    3 c beef broth

    Mix in order given. Simmer 1 1/2 hours Add brandy and shavings from rind of lemon and oranges. Bottle