Apple Butter

Apple Butter
Photo by Alan Richardson

Ingredients

  • 4-½ lb. McIntosh or Rome apples, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 12 cups)
  • 1-½ tsp. apple cider vinegar (with 5% acidity, if canning)
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1-¼ cups granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt

In a large, heavy-based saucepan, combine the apples, lemon juice, and salt. Boil, stirring often, until the fruit softens to a mash, about 30 min. Add the sugar, vinegar, and cinnamon. Reduce the heat to medium low and cook, stirring often and scraping the bottom of the pan, until the fruit redu...

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Variations on Apple Butter

  • Apple Butter
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    • 1/2 t allspice
    • 1 t ground cloves
    • 2 t cinnamon
    • Brown sugar
    • 1 c apple cider
    • 1 c water
  • Apple Butter
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1 cup apple juice or water
    • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • +2 other ingredients
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    • 1 (1 3/4-ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
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    • 8 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


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