6 pounds apples, unpeeled but cut into eighths
2 cups fresh apple cider
- Put the cut-up apples in a large heavy kettle. Add the cider and cover, cooking over low heat until the apples are very tender. Stir occasionally and watch carefully so that they do not burn.
- Cool slightly and run through a food mill or sieve.
- Measure the apple mixture and combine with half as much sugar. Stir in the spices and simmer over low heat until