Old Time Apple Butter


Tart red apples 10 Large
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Lemon 2 , juiced
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Equal Amount To Pulp)
Cinnamon stick pieces 4
Cloves 5
Ginger root pieces 2


Wash and quarter the apples into a saucepan.

Add the water and lemon juice.

Cover and simmer until very soft.

Press through a coarse sieve.

Measure the pulp into a saucepan and add an equal amount of sugar.

Add spices tied in a cheesecloth bag.

Simmer gently until thick, stirring frequently.

Discard spice bag.

Spoon mixture into 6 or 7 sterilized jelly glasses.

Cover with paraffin.

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2574Calories from Fat 10

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 25 mg1.04%

Total Carbohydrates 640 g213.3%

Dietary Fiber 34 g136%

Sugars 548 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet