Mincemeat and Mince Pies

First attempt based on Nigella Lawson's.  Slightly increased the dried fruit to apple ratio.  Hope it will keep. Need also to check the citrus balance.

Used 2006/11/28
8oz 250g 8oz Dark soft sugar
250ml 8oz Apple juice or dry (hard) cider
1kg 1kg (chopped fairly fine) Cooking apples or Granny Smiths
1/2t 1t Mixed Spice
1/2t 1/2t Gd cinnamon
250g 9oz Currants
250g 7oz Raisins
8oz Sultanas (golden raisins)
75g 4oz Orange peel, chopped Glace cherries, rough chop
1/2 Rind of lemon
1/2 1/2 lemon Lemon, juiced
1/2t, 1/2t Lemon oil, orange oil
2T vegetable oil
90ml 6T brandy Brandy or rum
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