Apple Butter

Apple butter is traditionally made with apples, spices, and sugar. However, it can be prepared in many different ways. most common are apricot, peach, plum, nectarine, cherry, prune or pear.

Apple butter is a condiment that originated in North America. It is made by heating sweet apples with onions, spices, and honey. The sweet taste of the apples combines with the spiciness of the onions to create a unique flavor.

In my family, I am the only one who eats Apple Butter. When I was a kid, it was a seasonal thing and most of the time, we had only canned apples. I remember my mom used to buy a bottle of apple butter from Sam’s Club and would put it in the pantry for me to enjoy during the Christmas holidays.

I am going to share with you my favourite, easy apple recipe and one of the ways to enter the contest, is to share yours with me. Contest deets are at the bottom. For now, delight in this little apple number.

Apple Butter recipe


8 apples, cored and quartered (leave the peel on if organic)
1 apple, cored + 1 cup water

Preheat oven to 400

Blend together the apple and water. Strain out pulp, leaving behind one delicious glass of apple juice

In a baking dish, lay out apples and cover with apple juice

Place in oven for 1 hour

Remove and, with a potato masher, mash the apples down into a pulp

Reduce oven temperature to 325

Put apple mush back into the other and bake for another 2 hours

Remove and either mash again by hand or run through a food processor for a smoother consistency. 8 apples cooked down to about two cups worth of apple butter is a pure little apple party in your mouth.

The dish apple butter is traditionally made with apples, spices, and sugar. However, it can be prepared in many different ways. This type of sauce gives the food an intense sweet taste.

Apple butter

Ingredients
  

  • 8 apples cored and quartered (leave the peel on if organic)
  • 1 apple cored + 1 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Blend together the apple and water. Strain out pulp, leaving behind one delicious glass of apple juice
  • In a baking dish, lay out apples and cover with apple juice
  • Place in oven for 1 hour
  • Remove and, with a potato masher, mash the apples down into a pulp
  • Reduce oven temperature to 325
  • Put apple mush back into the other and bake for another 2 hours
  • Remove and either mash again by hand or run through a food processor for a smoother consistency. 8 apples cooked down to about two cups worth of apple butter is a pure little apple party in your mouth.

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