Anna Apple Butter

Recipe courtesy of Tim Mosblech
Pair with Long Meadow Ranch Late Harvest Chardonnay, Anderson Valley
Yields 2 quarts
  • 5 lbs Anna apples, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • 2 lbs sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 pieces star anise
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • In a heavy-bottom, medium pot over low heat, add apples, sugar, lemon juice, salt and spices.
  • Slowly cook until the mixture  starts to stick to the bottom of the pot. (This is a slow and low process and will take hours).
  • Timing will vary depending on the type of vessel used.
  • Remove whole spices and pass through a food mill.
  • Serve with cheese and cracker or on toast.