Annapolis Valley Apple Butter

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Jul. 02, 2011


Cooking apples 5 Pound , peeled, cored, sliced for 12 cups
Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Cinnamon 3 Teaspoon
Whole cloves 3 Teaspoon
All spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Apple cider 3 Cup (48 tbs)


Cook apples in 1 cup cider until soft.

Process or blend, 2 cups at a time, until pureed.

For each cup of pulp, add 3/4 cup dark brown sugar.

Add spices and 2 cups apple cider.

Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until thick—at least 4 hours.

Bottle in hot, sterilized jars and seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 240 Minutes
Ready In: 250 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2196Calories from Fat 45

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.2%

Saturated Fat 1.45 g7.2%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 73.2 mg3.05%

Total Carbohydrates 576 g191.9%

Dietary Fiber 64.57 g258%

Sugars 472 g

Protein 8 g15%

Vitamin A 25.8% Vitamin C 179.8%

Calcium 31.7% Iron 38.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet