Old-Fashion Apple Butter
This recipe is a family favorite made from all fresh apples and cinnamon. Use on your pancakes, toast, or as a dip.
thick apple pulp. About 1/2 bushel
Core and slice apples into chunks. Don't peel.
Add to a large pot and add a little water to prevent scorching. Cook until soft.
Press through a sieve or food mill. Measure pulp it should measure around 16 cups .
Add the cinnamon, and sugar and cook until thick. Stir frequently, to preserve burning.
Pour into sterilized jars and process for 5 minutes.
1/2 bushel makes 16 cups.
1 bushel is approx. 20 lbs of apples.
You can easily double this recipe.