Apple n Pear Butter
2 lbgranny smith apples, peeled, cored and quartered
2 lbpears, peeled, cored and quartered
1 capple juice
·brown sugar as needed
2 tspcinnamon, freshly ground - i use a microplane for this
1 tspground cloves - i use a spice grinder
1/4 tspfreshly grated nutmeg - microplane works well
·zest and juice of 2 lemons
How to Make Apple n Pear Butter
- 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.
- Add all spices, lemon juice and zest. Cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until thickened.
- Ladle into sterilized jars and process in boiling water 10 minutes.