Christmas Fruit Mince

Christmas Fruit Mince


Servings 1
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 11
Difficulty Easy

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  • 1 cup Raw Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Marmalade
  • 3 Zest Of Oranges
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 2 Zest Of Lemons
  • 1/3 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau (optional)
  • 2 cups Sultanas
  • 1 cup Prunes pitted and finely chopped
  • 2 cups Dates pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 cup Glace Cherries chopped

Nutrition Information

Qty per
581g serve
Qty per
Energy 1579.6527kcalcal 271.80795471166kcalcal
Protein 11.3962gg 1.9609233178185gg
Fat (total) 1.1466gg 0.19729336763226gg
 - saturated 1.1033gg 0.18984281572359gg
Carbohydrate 406.5643gg 69.956776474839gg
 - sugars 295.3051gg 50.812609155748gg
Dietary Fibre 36.2793gg 6.2425128836045gg
Sodium 42.8456mgmg 7.3723641306686mgmg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Christmas Fruit Mince – people either love it or hate it.

Either way it always makes it’s way to the Christmas table every year.

Christmas Fruit Mince | Stay At Home Mum

So here is a recipe for your own home made version. Has to be better than the shop bought ones!



  1. Combine sugar, marmalade, orange zest and juice, lemon zest and juice and Cointreau in a saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Stir until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to the boil.

  3. Add fruit and mix until well combined.

  4. Reduce heat and cook for 8-10 minutes or until plump, stirring frequently.

  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  6. Spoon into sterilised jars or use immediately in recipes.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Christmas Fruit Mince is suitable for freezing.
  • Seal in a zip lock bag and freeze for up to four weeks.
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