Honey Apple Butter

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    • #306464

      I’ve bought and made many jars of Apple Butter, but this one is the absolute ultimate apple butter. 😉

      Honey Apple Butter

      1/3 cup Splenda brown sugar blend
      1/2 cup honey
      12-15 apples-peeled, cored, and cut up
      1/2 tsp butter
      1/8-1/4 tsp ground cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick
      1/8 tsp ground cloves-to taste
      pinch salt
      1 (20-24 oz) jar unsweetened plain apple sauce
      juice of 2 lemons

      1. Add all ingredients into a heavy bottomed pot. Cook on med/low for about 4 hours; stirring every little while.

      ((Cover with a splatter guard screen))
      2. Using either an immersion (stick) blender or a processor, puree until desired consistency.
      3. Cook for 2 more hours on low; stirring every little while.

      When desired thickness is reached, remove from heat.
      4. Pour into prepared sterilized jars. Wipe clean with a paper towel.

      Apply 2 piece lids; tighten just to ‘finger tip’ tightness.
      6. Process in a water bath for 10 minutes.
      7. Remove from water and place on a towel on counter.

      Listen for the ‘pings’ of the sealing jars. Those not sealed needed to be refrigerated.

    • #439101

      splenda is HORRIBLE for your health (as it turns out…it’s all chemical and nothing sugar)…

      but thanks for the recipe 🙂

    • #439116

      If one chooses to not use Splenda type products, then can just use the regular brown sugar. It’ll still turn out -extremely- good.
      I’ve read about the negative things on artificial sweetners, but since I’m diabetic, I use them anyway. Kinda like trying to decide which is the lesser evil, kwim?

    • #439703

      Regarding Splenda. It is derived from sugar in a chemical process. Their claims of being made from sugar is true, they just leave out the fact that they process it till it is nothing but a chemical.

    • #443359

      This recipe sounds good. Splenda or no Splenda. My family uses Splenda when drinking hot tea, but thats about it.

      This recipe sounds yum!!

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