Apple n Pear Butter

Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

I don't know what I enjoy more...the smell of the house while this is simmering or eating it with buttered biscuits...


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Comments:

Serves:

many

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

2 lb
granny smith apples, peeled, cored and quartered
2 lb
pears, peeled, cored and quartered
1 c
apple juice
1 c
water
brown sugar as needed
2 tsp
cinnamon, freshly ground - i use a microplane for this
1 tsp
ground cloves - i use a spice grinder
1/4 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg - microplane works well
zest and juice of 2 lemons

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the apples and pears in juice and water until soft on medium heat. Let cool and blend in a food processor. Add back into pot using a measuring cup. For each cup of puree add 1/2 cup brown sugar.
2
Add all spices, lemon juice and zest. Cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until thickened.
3
Ladle into sterilized jars and process in boiling water 10 minutes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids