Modern Mincemeat Pie

Published December 14, 2006.

Why this recipe works:

We started to develop our mincemeat pie recipe with two premises: We wanted to drop the beef and replace the suet with butter. Without the beef, we needed to maximize the fruit flavor. A combination of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples proved a perfect fruit foundation. Golden raisins,… read more

We started to develop our mincemeat pie recipe with two premises: We wanted to drop the beef and replace the suet with butter. Without the beef, we needed to maximize the fruit flavor. A combination of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples proved a perfect fruit foundation. Golden raisins, currants, and candied orange peel completed the mix. To intensify the flavor in our mincemeat pie recipe, we simmered the fruit for three hours in apple cider.

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Serves 10 to 12

The pie may be served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients

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