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A no fuss way to make this old-timey treat and fill your home with the aroma of fall
Fruit butters are created by layers of sweet, sour, tart and caramel flavors. This usually means the addition of some kind of sweetener and/or vinegar. The nice thing about fruit butters is that you can use any type of sweetener, as they will turn shades of brown anyway unlike jams, which we try to keep bright. So maple syrup, rapadura, coconut sugar and date sugar all can be used. It is a fun place to experiment.
The flavor of apple butter is such a classic that it can bring one back to a different time and place. When I first started making it, I understood why small towns … Read More