This Christmas chutney from Alyce Alexandra is sure to be a hit! With the spicy Christmassy flavours of ginger, allspice, cinnamon and cloves, this chutney is the perfect accompaniment to roast meats and cheese. Made with dried fruits, this recipe requires only 30 minutes of cooking time, making it a delicious yet simple edible Christmas gift. Attaching a piece of festive fabric on the lid is great way of turning a simple jar into a cute gift.
Recipe Tester Feedback: “Surprisingly quick, easy and tasty chutney recipe. It smelled and tasted very festive. I would definitely include this if I was making a hamper." - Karen
No: Gluten / Dairy / Egg / Nuts
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Makes 3 cups
Cannot be frozen
- ginger - 5cm piece, peeled
- onion - 1, peeled and halved
- apple - 1, granny smith, quartered and cored
- prunes - 200g, pitted
- dried apricots - 200g
- dates - 200g, pitted
- apple cider vinegar - 150g
- brown sugar - 50g
- salt - 1 tsp
- allspice - 1 tsp
- cinnamon - 1 tsp, ground
- cloves - 1/2 tsp, ground
- Place the peeled ginger (5cm piece) in the bowl. Chop Speed 8 / 5 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Add the halved onion (1) and quartered apple (1) to the bowl. Chop Speed 5 / 4 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Add the pitted prunes (200g), dried apricots (200g) and pitted dates (200g) to the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 3 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Add apple cider vinegar (150g), brown sugar (50g), salt (1 tsp), allspice (1 tsp), ground cinnamon (1 tsp) and ground cloves (1/2 tsp) to the bowl. Mix Speed 4 / 10 seconds.
- Program 30 minutes / 100C / Reverse+Speed 1, measuring cap off.
- Serve with roast meats, cheese or savoury pastries, as pictured. Alternatively refrigerate and use within two weeks or at your own discretion.