This makes some mean apple butter! Despite popular belief, I used red delicious apples, most into their mealy prime, and then only 4 gala apples to make the 5 1/2 lbs. Being me, I also didn't have enough sugar, so I used 1 1/2 cups white sugar and 1 cup brown sugar, with all the same spice amounts as called for in the recipe. I started it at 3 pm on a Saturday, high for an hour, then low until 6 am the next day. Then I took the lid off and continued cooking at low until 11 am, until I felt that I achieved the correct consistency. I let it cool then gave it a good whirl in my food processor. It came out a delicious dark caramel brown. Yum! I also just spooned it into freezer canning jars and it made 7 half-pint jars. Having never ate nor made apple butter before, this is great! I might have to go make me some friends and give some away, or keep it for myself!
Was this review helpful?
2 users found this review helpful
This makes some mean apple butter! Despite popular belief, I used red delicious apples, most...