Gourmet Apple Butter

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Dec. 27, 2011


Tart apples 4 Pound , washed
Cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Ground cloves 1/4 Teaspoon
Grated lemon peel 2 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Melted paraffin



1) In a pot of boiling water, dip five (8-ounce) jelly glasses to sterilize it.

2) Cut the stem and blossom ends, and cut up without paring or coring.


3) In a pot, place together cut-up apple and cider.

4) Heat the apple mixture to boil, simmer until soft for 15 minutes.

5) Pass the apple mixture through strainer or food mill to make about 7 cups of pulp.

6) Preheat the oven to 300F.

7) In a bowl, place together apple pulp, sugar, salt spices and lemon peel and juice, and mix well.


8) Transfer the apple pulp mixture evenly into two 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking dishes.

9) Bake in the oven without cover for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

10) Spoon immediately into sterilized glasses.


11) Stream in immediately with 1/8 inch hot melted paraffin and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 135 Minutes
Ready In: 135 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3711Calories from Fat 3

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 543 mg22.63%

Total Carbohydrates 920 g306.7%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 837 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet