Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Mince Pie Filling


1 pk. citron, candied
1 pk. lemon, candied
1 pk. orange, candied
1 cup currants
1 cup raisins, seeded
4 green apples
1 tbsp. of molasses
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. mixed--nutmeg, allspice, cloves
1/4 tbsp. (3/4 tsp.) salt
1/2 cup of wine
1/2 cup cider (to moisten)

* 8 oz. cup of each of candied items could be used.

-- Louisa Carrie Simon Siddons, "Grandma Siddons," 1857-1924

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