Grape Butter

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 4hrs 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large stainless or enamel pot add grapes and water.
  • Heat to medium high and mash grapes.
  • Continue to cook as mixture thickens, about 30 minutes.
  • Stir frequently.
  • Put grapes and juice through a food mill to remove seeds.
  • Return pulp to pot and cook over medium low heat for 2-3 hours, stirring frequently.
  • You may need more cooking time depending on the amount of juice your grapes hold.
  • When product is quite thick place a drop of grape butter on a frozen plate.
  • If you get a ring of fluid around grape butter drop you need to continue to cook.
  • Repeat test until no liquid ring appears.
  • At this point taste and add honey if you wish.
  • When done, ladle butter into clean, hot sterile jars leaving 1/2 inch head space and seal.
  • Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
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