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Christmas Fruit Mince

Make this Christmas Fruit Mince at least 24 hours ahead of when it is needed. It will keep for months in a jar in the fridge and improves with age.

Prep Time

10 mins

Serves

makes about 1kg

Vegan

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Special Occasions

Dessert

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Ingredients

300 g currants

150 g good-quality raisins, chopped

150 g cranberries

3 apples, peeled and grated

1 packed cup soft brown sugar

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1 tsp ground allspice

1 lemon, finely grated zest and juice of

1/2 cup brandy

3/4 cup hazelnuts or pine nuts, toasted and chopped

Method

STEP 1

Place all ingredients except the nuts in a large bowl and mix to combine.

Transfer to a jar and store in the fridge until needed.

When ready to use, stir in the hazelnuts or pine nuts.

STEP 2

Variation: you can use hazelnuts or pine nuts, just ensure they are toasted and chopped.

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