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Guava Butter

  Guavas 5 Pound
  Apple cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Wash the guavas carefully and cut in quarters.
Cover with 7 cups water and cook until the guavas are soft.
Press the guavas through a fine sieve.
The puree should measure about 2 quarts.
Boil the apple cider until it is reduced by 1 cup and add to the guava puree.
Add the sugar and spices and bring to a boil.
Cook and stir over low heat until the guava mixture is of a thin spreading consistency.
Pour into hot sterilized jars up to 1/4 inch from tops.
Place the lids and rings on the jars and tighten.
Process for 10 minutes in boiling water in a waterbath canner.
About 5 pints.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Fruit Dessert
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4958 Calories from Fat 193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 77 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1205 g401.6%

Dietary Fiber 132.3 g529.2%

Sugars 1059.4 g

Protein 59 g118.1%

Vitamin A 284.6% Vitamin C 8636.5%

Calcium 60.6% Iron 51.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Guava Butter Recipe