Lacto-Fermented Dried-Apple Butter

 

With its short ingredient list and oh-so-simple steps, this apple butter recipe wins for efficiency and simplicity. It calls for dried apple slices, which are sometimes cheaper to keep on hand.

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups dried apples
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup whey
  • ½ cup raw honey


Instructions
  1. In a medium-sized pan over medium-high heat, cook apples in enough water to cover until they are soft. When they have cooked sufficiently, scoop out apples with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel-covered plate to cool.
  2. Once the apples are cool enough to handle, process them in a food processor along with the remaining ingredients. Adjust the honey to taste. Pulse the ingredients to blend, and  process until smooth. 
  3. Pour apple butter into clean, sanitized quart jars, leaving 1 inch headspace. Cover with a regular or airlock lid. Ferment on the kitchen counter away from drafts and direct sunlight for 2 days before transferring to cold storage.

 

Makes about 2 quarts apple butter

 

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