Cider Apple Butter
Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
- 5 lb apples, cooking type
- 1 lemon; juice & grated peel
- 1 orange; juice & grated peel
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 1/2 cup apple cider
- 3 cup brown sugar
Core and quarter apples, but do not peel.
Place in crockpot with apple cider. Cook on high until very soft, about 1 1/2 hours.
Put cooked apples in blender or food processor, and puree. Measure, (there should be about 6 cups). For every cup fruit pulp, allow 1/2 cup brown sugar. Return to crock pot. Stir in lemon and orange peel and juice, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and nutmeg. Cover.
Cook on high until thick and dark, about 4 hours. At this point you can put it into hot sterilzed glasses and seal, freeze it it batches or refrigerate and use within a couple of weeks.
Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings