Bison Mincemeat


Bison Mincemeat


Quantity Ingredients
1 pound ground bison meat
6 cups finely chopped peeled apples
1 1/2 cups currants
1 1/4 cups dark raisins
1 1/4 cups golden raisins
1 cup fancy molasses
2 tbsp coarsely grated orange rind
2 tbsp coarsely grated lemon rind
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
2 1/2 cups apple cider
1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp each nutmeg, mace, allspice, salt
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 cup brandy


Except for the brandy, combine all ingredients in a large heavy bottomed saucepan or Dutch oven. Heat and stir over high heat until a full boil is reached. Reduce heat to low. Continue to cook uncovered, stirring occasionally for 1 1/2 hours or until most of the liquid is gone. Cool to room temperature. Stir in brandy.