Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Apple Butter Recipe

I had a request for the apple butter recipe. I got it from the Vita-Mix website. If you don't know about the Vita-Mix, you should check it out! I use mine every single day! This is a great recipe and super easy. Just takes a few minutes to get it all ready and then you let the crock pot do the rest!

6 apples (preferably MacIntosh) stems removed, quartered with seeds and skins
5 cloves or 1 tsp ground
1/2 cup apple cider
1/2 inch square piece fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp ground

Place apples, cloves and cider in Vita-mix (blender) secure lid. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to 5-6. Run for 10 seconds untill chopped. If necessary, use a tamper to press any ingredients into the blades while processsing. Quickly increase the speed to max. Run for 3-4 mins until mixture is smooth.

1 tsp Allspice
1/4 cup dark brown sugar (I use sucanat) or honey
2 tsp cinnamon

Spray insides of crockpot for easy cleanup. Pour ingredients from Vita-mix container into crockpot. Cook 4 hours on high or 8-10 hours on low uncovered until mixture is dark brown. Freeze or process for canning any leftovers. Recipe may be multiplied.


  1. Dana,

    Thank you for praying for me while I was ill. I am taking charge of my health and glad to find your blog.

    Off to browse some more.

    Thanks again. See you on Twitter!

  2. I'm sorry but I don't understand... Do the ingredients under "reduction" go into the vita mix as well?


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