“Here’s a good, fast idea,” said the handwritten note. “Thanks.” This easy way to make apple butter (or sauce) came to us penned on a simple note card, via snail mail. We’re sharing it with you.
Pressure Cooker Apple Butter
- Your favorite apples (recipe did not specify but our estimate is about 10 pounds, or about 30 medium apples)
- Red Hot cinnamon candies
- White sugar
Peel and slice apples and place them in a 6-Qt pressure cooker. Sprinkle 3/4 cup red hot cinnamon candies (more or less to taste) and 1/2 cup sugar (again, more or less to taste) over the apples. Sprinkle 1 cup water over all. Put on the lid and place over heat. Let the pressure go up, then turn off. When the pressure is back down, pour apples in a blender and puree until smooth.
With this method you can enjoy fresh, warm apple butter in a few minutes instead of hours. Try it and let us know how it works! And, thanks to loyal customer Bertha K. from Indiana for sharing this helpful tip.
Warm apple butter spread thick on a piece of homemade bread: now that’s food for royalty!
Love apple butter? Try ours – it’s already made for you (we even have a no sugar added variety). Hankering for something different? Try our rich pumpkin butter, for a delightful change of pace.
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