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Pear Butter

Recipe By : SOUTHERN LIVING CD Rom Program/Supersew
Serving Size: 16 Preparation Time :0:20
Categories: Fruits


10 Large Ripe Pears (About 5 Pounds) -- quartered and cored
1 Cup Water
2 Cups Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Grated Orange Rind
3 Tablespoons Orange Juice
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg


Combine pears and water in a large Dutch Oven. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 40 minutes or until pears are soft, stirring occasionally.

Drain. Press pears through a sieve or food mill, measure 1 quart of puree. Combine 1 quart puree with remaining ingredients in a Dutch Oven. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes or until mixture thickens.

Remove from heat; skim off foam. Quickly pour hot pear mixture into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace, wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands.

Process in boiling-water bath 5 minutes. yield: 2 pints

NOTES : For butters, the fruit is pureed instead of chopped, and the amount of sugar is usually lower than in other fruit spreads.

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