Mince Meat

Two pounds of beef,
half pound of suet,
half pound of butter,
five pounds of apples,
two pounds of raisins,
two pounds of seedless raisins,
one-half pound citron,
three tablespoonfuls of cinnamon,
two tablespoonfuls each of mace and allspice,
one grated nutmeg,
three pounds brown sugar,
half gallon boiled sweet cider.

Chop the beef, apples, suet, and citron together (after cooking the beef), then mix everything well together and put on the stove and boil until apples are thoroughly cooked. When ready to pack in jars, add half pint of unfermented grape juice.