How to Cook Delicious Smoked Apple Butter

Smoked Apple Butter.

Smoked Apple Butter You can cook Smoked Apple Butter using 3 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Smoked Apple Butter

  1. Prepare 2 lb of baking apples.
  2. You need 4 cups of granulated sugar.
  3. Prepare of Zest of 1 lemon.

Smoked Apple Butter instructions

  1. Core the apples but don't peel them.
  2. Place them in a smoker with hickory chips.
  3. Smoke for 2 hours or until soft and brown.
  4. Place apples in food processor and purée. You want as much pectin from the skin as possible..
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer with lemon zest and sugar in a large heavy skillet until it clarifies. Stir it regularly. It can take up to 2 hours to set up, keep the temperature as low as possible and make sure not to burn the mix, don't try to rush it..
  6. For variation, add harvest seasonings like cinnamon, pumpkin spice, or for a really special version, add 1/4c of good bourbon..
  7. Drip into a COLD plate to see if it will run. If it will gel its ready to let set..
  8. Pour into jars and refrigerate for up to 6 weeks, or can for longer..

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