"I CAN'T BELIEVE ITS AIP" Christmas Mince
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This recipe is AIP-friendly
Recipe type: Sweets
Serves: 6 cups
  • 280g currants
  • 225g raisins
  • 60g dried cranberries
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon mace
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 170g mixed peel
  • Zest of ½ lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of ½ orange
  • Juice of ½ orange
  • 4 Granny Smith apples, preferably organic
  • 110g coconut oil
  • 3 bananas
  1. Place the currants, raisins, cranberries, salt and spices into a large bowl. Give it a good stir.
  2. Chop the mixed peel and add to the bowl.
  3. Add the zest and juice of the lemon and orange. Stir well.
  4. Wash and dry your apples. Grate, leaving skin on. (I use the grate attachment of my food processor for this step). Add to the fruit mix and stir well.
  5. In a large frying pan, melt the coconut oil over a medium heat. Peel and slice the bananas. Add to the coconut oil and fry until soft and just caramelising.
  6. Pour the banana and coconut oil mixture into the fruit. Mix well.
  7. Spoon into large jars.
If alcohol is tolerated, substitute orange juice for 3 Tablespoons brandy or rum
If nuts are tolerated, add 60g slivered almonds to the fruit mix

Will keep up to 2 weeks in the fridge
Recipe by joannafrankham.com at https://joannafrankham.com/i-cant-believe-its-aip-christmas-mince/