Feb 3, 2013 - Delia's Last-minute Christmas Mincemeat Cake - Exclusive new recipe now on the official Delia's Cakes Facebook page! Recently, I shared how to cook mincemeat on the hob in my easy mincemeat cake, which is actually a boiled fruitcake. 19 Dec. An Alternative Last Minute Mincemeat Recipe. Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C, gas mark 3). Jun 4, 2020 - Last-minute Mincemeat Christmas Cake - Great if you're running a little behind schedule! Explore. It's a must try for chocolate cherry fans. For more Christmas recipes visit Goodhousekeeping.co.uk Thanks again!! Special Diet. It is not vital but it does help all the gorgeous flavours … the pudding turned out perfect!! He was very pleased with the results, and reports that several colleagues of his (who shared in the mince-pie-fest) rated them at 9 out of 10 (and I know the missed point is because the pastry wasn’t quite right). Yes, I know, it’s happened to me too. It’s adapted from Delia Smith’s last minute mincemeat Christmas cake recipe, and it’s a recipe I have been making for several years now, adapting and, I think, improving the recipe. Jun 4, 2020 - Last-minute Mincemeat Christmas Cake - Great if you're running a little behind schedule! Posted on December 19, 2019 October 27, 2020 by Juliet Kennedy. Cant wait until Christmas to share the other two with my family!! However, Slow Cooker Mincemeat. I … Pick and finely chop the rosemary leaves. But thanks to your recipe that gave very clear instructions, I managed to make quite a bit of mincemeat yesterday. Want to make mince pies but forgot to make the mincemeat? Food and Drinks. Mix the dried fruit with the sugar, cinnamon sticks, mixed spice, cloves, grated nutmeg and citrus zest in a large bowl. Roughly chop the dried figs, coarsely grate the apple and zest and juice the clementines. So if, like me, this Christmas has snuck up on you far too quickly, consider this cake a truly easy, tasty alternative to the traditional variety, perfect for last-minute gifts or those family members who drop-in unannounced. I doubled the recipe and got three 1kg puddings…. Mix the dried fruit and sherry in a bowl and leave to soak for at least 30 minutes, but preferably for a few hours. Thank you, Gemma, for this recipe! Makes 1 x 20cm/8” cake which serves 16-20. 150ml brandy. I’m very excited to report that my husband, Ted, made mincemeat using this recipe (Method 1) on the weekend, then made mince pies. 100g candied peel, chopped – I use homemade – a mixture of half blood orange, half lemon. Traditional mincemeat is made weeks in advance of using and ‘matured’ in jars before filling pies. Last Minute Mincemeat. Spoon into a greased 900ml pudding basin, cover with a circle of pleated greaseproof paper, then a circle of foil and tie around the rim of the basin with string to secure. Dec 17, 2017 - This jewelled mincemeat takes minutes to make and can be used immediately. I followed your recipe for candied citrus peels and successfully managed to add that in. This timing takes into account the mincemeat resting in the fridge overnight. In a bowl, mix together 110g sultanas, 170g each raisins and currants, 170g grated bramley apples, 110g suet, 200g soft brown sugar, 100g finely chopped mixed peel, 65g blanched and chopped almonds, ½ tbsp mixed spice, the zest and juice of 1 orange, and a large splash of brandy. The big day is almost here! There are lots of different recipes for mincemeat, like my Instant Chocolate Mincemeat which is great for last-minute baking. The joy of this Cranberry Mincemeat is that it is just as delicious made fresh the hour before you make your mince pies or stored in a jar for a couple of weeks and brought out on Christmas Eve to make a last minute batch. Stir in the beaten egg. For the cake: 150g butter I usually am! 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