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Grape Apple Butter

Ingredients
  Apples 2 Pound
  Grape juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 7 1⁄2 Cup (120 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Liquid fruit pectin 6 Ounce (1/2 bottle)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash apples; remove stems but do not core.
2. Cut into fine dices.

MAKING
3. Into a large kettle; place apples, add grape juice and simmer for 15 minutes until apples are tender.
4. Using a sieve, strain cooked apples and measure; should be 5 cups or add more grape juice to make 5 cups.
5. Return apple-juice mixture to the kettle and stir in sugar and butter; bring mixture back to full rolling boil and boil for 1 minute.
6. Remove kettle from heat and add pectin and cinnamon; frequently stir for 5 minute.

FINALISING
7. Into hot sterilized jars, ladle mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top.
8. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
9. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for 5 minutes.
10. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
11. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
12. Spread Grape Apple Butter over bread and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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