Thursday, September 4, 2008


1 pkg (9-oz) mincemeat
1/2 cup water
1 cup walnut meats or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 cup (8-oz) mixed candied fruit, coarsely chopped
1 reg. size can evaporated milk
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Break mincemeat into small pieces and put in a two quart saucepan. Add water. Place over medium heat and stir until lumps are thoroughly broken. Boil briskly one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool. Add nuts, candied fruit, canned milk and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and baking soda until just blended. Pour mixture into 9x4x3-inch loaf pan, which has been greasedk, wax paper lined, and greased again. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour and thirty minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched with finger and top in golden brown.

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