Fruit butter

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 240 mins
Fruit butter
This fruity blend is perfect over toast, pancakes or given as gifts in decorative jars.

5 pears

5 apples

200g muscavado sugar

½ tsp salt

1 cinnamon stick

Peel, quarter, and core the fruit. In a food processor, blitz (in batches if necessary), then transfer to the slow cooker.

Stir in sugar, salt, and the cinnamon stick.

Cover and cook on high, 4 hours.

Remove the cinnamon stick and reserve.

Transfer the mixture to a food processor (in batches if necessary) and blitz until smooth.

Return to the slow cooker, along with the cinnamon stick, and cook on high uncovered, until mixture is thick and browned, 4 hours.

Discard cinnamon stick and let the mixture cool.

Transfer to airtight containers and refrigerate.  


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
240 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Sugar

Recipe Type
Easy, One Pot, Slow cooking

Level of Difficulty

Will keep up to 3 weeks, or freeze, up to 3 months.

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