Apple Butter

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By Anne Willan

Published 1989

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Windfall apples from the garden make excellent butter.


  • 6 lb/3 kg crab or cooking apples
  • 4 cups/1 <


  1. Wash the apples and chop roughly, leaving the cores and peel. Simmer gently, covered, with the water and cider until soft.
  2. Work through a sieve or food mill and weigh the pulp. Allow 1 ½ cups/375