Homemade Apple Butter

PREP TIME: 25 minutes
COOK TIME: 10 hours
TOTAL TIME: 10 hours 25 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 6 1/2 pounds apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions :

Step 01 :

Cut the apples into quarters without peeling or digging them up. There is a lot of pectin in the kernels and flavor in the peels. Cut out the damaged parts.

Step 02 : Cooking the apple:

Place apple quarters in a large saucepan, add vinegar and water, cover, and bring to a boil, reduce heat until tender, and cook until apples are tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 03 :

Remove from heat. Push apples into the feed factory:Put the apple mixture (cooked and liquid apples) in a china sieve (or food mill) and using the pulp with the power of a pestle from the china into a large bowl below.

Step 04 :

Add sugar, spices, lemon zest and juice: measure apple pulps.For each cup of apple puree, add half a cup of sugar. Stir to dissolve the sugar.Add cinnamon, clove powder, allspice powder, lemon zest, lemon juice and magnifier; a pinch of salt.

Step 05 :

Try to adjust the spices as needed.Prepare the apple mixture, stirring often: Prepare the uncovered powdered sugar mixture in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring often to avoid burning.

Step 06 :

Clean the bottom of the pot and stir it from time to time to avoid scabs on the bottom.

Step 07 :

Cook until thick, soft and dark brown (about 1-2 hours).One teaspoon on a cold dish (in the refrigerator) will thicken and not runny.You can also cook the puree over low heat, stirring occasionally. However, this takes longer because the stirring will evaporate.

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Step 08 : Enjoy This Delicious Homemade Apple Butter!


Adjust the sugar to your liking!