Spiced Orange Apple Butter

Tammy Brownlow


I absolutely love apple butter. I wanted to try something different and orange was the first thing that came to mind. I always love the flavor of orange this time of year. It worked so well I thought I would share it with all my foodie friends.

★★★★★ 1 vote
About 2 pints
10 Min
4 Hr
Stove Top


2 lb
apples, a mixture of your favorite
1/2 can(s)
undiluted frozen orange juice concentrate
2 tsp
fresh ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
1 pinch
ground cardamom seed
1/2 c
sugar for every cup of apple mixture


1In a dutch oven add peeled, seeded, and quartered apples with 1/2 cup water and frozen oj concentrate.
2Cool and puree in a food processor until thick. Measure back into dutch oven. Add 1/2 cup sugar for every cup of apple mixture. Then add spices and cook on low for 2 hours.
3Pour into sterilized jars and secure lid. Leave about 1/4 inch from the top.
4Process in boiling water for 10 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom