175g/6oz Shamrock Light Muscavado Sugar 175g/6oz Shamrock Sultanas 125g/4oz Shamrock Raisins 125g/4oz Shamrock Currants 125g/4oz Shamrock Candied Peel 25g/1oz Shamrock Chopped Nuts 1 Teaspoon Mixed Spice Level Teaspoon Cinnamon Good Pinch Nutmeg 225g/8oz Bramley Apples (grated) 125g/4oz Butter (melted) 3 Tablespoons Brandy, Rum or Whiskey


  1. Put the first nine ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Next, add the grated apple, melted butter and alcohol. Stir well to combine.
  3. Cover and allow to ‘stand’ overnight.
  4. Stir well again, then, transfer to sterilized jars. Cover with wax discs and seal the lids with jam pot covers or store in preserving/kilner jars.
  5. Store in a cool dark place.


Shredded suet or vegetarian suet may replace the butter, just mix it in with the other dry ingredients.

You can also add 125g/4oz Shamrock Cherries or 125g/4oz Cranberries or both!!


For more great Christmas Recipes from Odlums try our Classic Christmas Recipes book