Apple Butter

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 491


6 pounds apples Winesap or other cooking
6 cups apple juice
3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon ground
1/2 teaspoon cloves ground
1 teaspoon lemon juice fresh


Core and thinly slice apples into large heavy saucepan. Add apple juice and cook until soft about 30 minutes. Pour apples into large sieve and press until all fruit passes through and leaves skin. Discard skin. Repeat process until all apples are sieved. Return apples to heavy pan and boil gently for 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in sugar, spices and lemon juice. Cook, stirring over low heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer, gently, stirring frequently until thick about 1 hour. Pour into sterilized 1/2 -pint jars adjust lids and process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes after water comes to boil. You can successfully make half this recipe if desired.

Note: Food mill may be used in place of sieve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 491
Calories from Fat: 0

This Apple Butter recipe is from the Current Calendars Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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