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 1580cal 272cal
Protein 11.4g 2g
Fat (total) 1.15g 0.2g
 - saturated 1.1g 0.19g
Carbohydrate 407g 70g
 - sugars 295g 51g
Dietary Fibre 36g 6g
Sodium 43mg 7mg

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!

Christmas Fruit Mince | Stay At Home Mum



  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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