Slow cooker recipes

Apple butter

Cook it low and slow until caramelised and sweet.
3 cups
7H

Create this smooth apple condiment to top your favourite breakfast (toast or cereal) by cooking it low and slow until caramelised and smooth.

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Ingredients

Method

1.

Combine apples, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, salt, juice and cloves in
a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Cook, covered, on high, for 6 hours.

2.

Uncover, add vanilla bean. Increase heat (use reduce setting on medium if your slow cooker has it); boil, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring, until liquid is reduced and mixture is thick and browned. Discard cloves.

3.

Pour hot apple butter into hot sterilised jars (see glossary, page 235); seal immediately. Label and date jars when cold.

Serve on porridge sprinkled with sunflower seeds, pepitas (pumpkin seed kernels), cinnamon and honey.

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