Apple n Pear Butter

1
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...

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1Cook 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.
2Add all spices, lemon juice and zest. Cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until thickened.
3Ladle into sterilized jars and process in boiling water 10 minutes.

About Apple n Pear Butter

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