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Old 02-23-2005, 11:02 AM   #1
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Apple butter

Apple butter


5 lbs. apples, stems removed and quartered
2 cups cider or cider vinegar
brown sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg


Put apples and cider or cider vinegar in pan and cook slowly until apples are soft. Put apples through food mill or sieve. Measure the pulp and add 1/2 to 2/3 cup sugar, depending on taste, for each cup. Add spices and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until the mixture sheets from a spoon or until a small quantity dropped on a plate does not form a liquid rim around the edge. Ladle into hot sterilized jars and seal immediately. Makes about 3 pints.

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Old 08-31-2006, 11:14 PM   #2
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Old 08-31-2006, 11:17 PM   #3
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Oh god,I love you.

Apple butter is one of maybe three things in life I wouldn't object to drowning in. I was introduced to it when we moved to the U.S. and I have had a less then discreet love for it ever since.

the only time I saw it made was in giant couldrens(for lack of a better word) and it took FOREVER to make...I am sure this recipe is a little more user friendly.

Thanks SOOOOOOOOO much for sharing!

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Old 09-01-2006, 01:45 AM   #4
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Mmm I love apple butter. I need call my mom and have her send me some homemade stuff :)
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Old 09-01-2006, 02:40 AM   #5
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This looks really good!
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Old 09-01-2006, 11:07 AM   #6
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Like Tattrat, I've only ever seen applebutter being made in iron kettles over an open fire. It takes all day to make this way and you need a bunch of people to keep stirring constantly. The popular crockpot method never seemed quite right to me but this method, cooking on the stove, seems perfect. I can't wait to try it.
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