Apple Butter on Turmeric Bread // Sweet Laurel

Apple Butter on Turmeric Bread

This Apple Butter makes the house smell like a fall haven! I used my VitaClay to make this apple butter, but you can also use a standard slow cooker. The VitaClay is a clay pot that cooks food much faster than a slow cooker, and the clay is completely non toxic! I use it in many recipes for stew and soup as well. The apple butter is so delicious on our Turmeric Bread, and welcomes the fall like no other!

Yield: 6 oz.


4 lbs apples

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon ginger

1/4 teaspoon cloves

1 tablespoon lemon

1/2 cup water


Place water in the base of a slow cooker. Chop apples into slices and place in the slow cooker as well. Stir in lemon juice and spices. Cook on high for about 6 hours in slow cooker, or 2 hours in a VitaClay (my favorite purchase of all time! See head note).

When complete, allow to cool and blend in a high speed blender. Return back to pot and allow to cook longer into a thick compote. In a standard slow cooker, this will take about 6 hours. In a Vita Clay, an additional 45 minutes.

When your apple butter is nice and thick, allow it to cool, then store in a jar in your fridge for up to a week and a half.


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