Recipe for Elk Mincemeat
Wild Game


    Elk Mincemeat

    4 pounds lean chopped meat
    2 pounds chopped beef suet
    3 pounds brown sugar
    2 cups molasses
    2 quarts cider
    4 pounds seeded raisins
    3 pounds currants
    1/2 pound citron, chopped
    8 cups peeled, sliced apples
    1 quart brandy
    1 tablespoon cinnamon
    1 tablespoon mace
    1 tablespoon powdered clove
    1 teaspoon each nutmeg and allspice
    2 teaspoons salt

    Cook meat, suet, brown sugar, molasses, cider, raisins, currants and citron slowly, stirring occasionally, until sugar and citron melt. Add apples and cook until tender. Add remaining ingredients; heat to boiling. Pour into hot jars; seal and store.

    Makes 20 pints.