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Apple Butter

Apple Butter

Apple Butter

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 2 cups

Who can resist homemade apple butter on hot rolls or toast?

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. cooking apples, peeled, cored, quartered
  • 1-½ c. apple cider
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Allspice
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice

Directions

  1. Place apples and cider in large stock pot or Dutch oven.
  2. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in sugars, cinnamon, allspice and lemon juice.
  5. Simmer an additional hour, until very thick.
  6. If freezing, pour hot apple butter into freezer containers, leaving ½-inch head space.
  7. Cover and freeze.

Tips

Apple butter should be of smooth consistency for easy spreading.

If apple butter is lumpy, beat with a hand mixer to reach desired consistency.