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

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  • 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

How to Make Apple n Pear Butter

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.

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About Apple n Pear Butter

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




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