Apple Butter With Apple Cider


Tart apples 5 Pound (ripe)
Apple cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Cloves 1 Teaspoon , ground
Allspice 1 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
Nutmeg 1/2 Teaspoon


Wash the apples thoroughly, then cut in quarters.

Place the apples and 7 cups water in a large kettle and cook for 15 minutes or until soft.

Press the apples through a sieve.

Boil the cider until reduced by 1/2, then add to the apple puree.

Combine the puree mixture, sugar, cloves, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg and cook, stirring frequently, over low heat for about 1 hour or until thick.

Pour into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space and position the caps.

Process for 10 minutes at 212 degrees in a waterbath canner.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 4787Calories from Fat 13

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 31 mg1.29%

Total Carbohydrates 1189 g396.3%

Dietary Fiber 44 g176%

Sugars 1080 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet