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Traditional Mincemeat Pie

Spread or place a dollop of brandy butter over the hot mincemeat pie and let it melt.

Traditional mincemeat pie. Heat oven to 4250f. Line 9 pie plate with pastry. This pie is a unique combination of savory and sweet and even though it might not be as popular as it once was mincemeat pie is a true old fashioned taste of history. Place rack in lowest position in oven.

Cut a few slits near center to vent steam. Cut slits near center. Makes one 9 inch pie. Traditional mincemeat pie this recipe for old fashioned mincemeat pie a version of one featured in the classic 1861 volume mrs.

Another traditional topping is hard sauce known as brandy butter outside the us. Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today. These traditional mincemeat pies are made in loving memory of our father who we lost this year. You can make quick flaky mince pies by substituting thawed frozen puff pastry.

Beetons book of household management. A friend gave me this recipe for mincemeat many years ago. Seal and flute edges. We always made a pie for him and sometimes he and i were the only.

Whisk egg and water in small cup until blended if desired. If preferred use molasses instead of sorghum. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Stored in an airtight container the mincemeat pies will keep for up to 4 days.

Also apricot juice can be substituted for the pineapple juice. Turn mincemeat into crust. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover with top crust.

Cover filling with top crust. This makes enough filling for 2 9 inch pies. It is the only dessert he wanted on both thanksgiving and christmas. It is so good that even those who do not care for mincemeat pie likes it.

Roll out remaining pastry dough on floured surface. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. If you dont eat meat look for a vegetarian version or make mincemeat using an alternative fat such as cold butter or shortening. Roll out half of pastry dough on floured surface and line 9 inch pie plate.

Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added.