Apple Butter With Blueberries (Tdn) Recipe
1 lb cooking apples (about 6 med.
1 peeled, cored and thinly
1/2 cup blueberries
1 tbsp apple cider
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp unsalted butter
Combine the apple slices, blueberries, cider, lemon juice and
cinnamon in a 1 quart casserole dish and cover, microwaving on full
power until the fruit is very tender, about 10 minutes. Then uncover
the let the mixture cool for about 5 minutes.
Combine the fruit mixture (liquids too) and butter in a processor or
blender and whiz until pureed, about 5 seconds. Great warm or chilled,
especiall on pancakes or sourdough toast. Stores covered and
refrigerated for up to a week; makes 1 1/2 cups.
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