This will make sufficient for a 1lb jar.
1oz minced peel ( I used dried chopped apricots)
1oz chopped walnuts/almonds
4oz demerara sugar
1/4 level teaspoon mixed spice
2 tbsp brandy
Put dried fruit into mixing bowl with mixed peel.
Peel quarter and core the apple. Chop finely or grate and add to the other fruit.
Grate rind from the lemon, cut the fruit in half and squeeze out the juice, preferably with a lemon squeezer.
Add the rind and juice with all other ingredients. Stir thoroughly.
Fill jam jar to topcover mincemeat with wax disc. pressing down firmly so no air bubbles remain trapped underneath paper. Cover with cellophane covers, cover top of jar, secure with elastic band. Label with name and date.