Peach-Honey Butter

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Make your day a little sweeter by spreading this peach and honey butter on your morning toast, or having it for a snack later in the day.

Peach-Honey Butter
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Process Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
Yield:
10 half-pint jars

Ingredients

  • 18 ripe medium peaches, peeled, pitted, and cut up, or 9 cups frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 ¼ cup sugar

  • ¾ cup honey

Directions

  1. In an 8- to 10-quart heavy pot combine peaches and the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 10 to 15 minutes or until peaches are tender. Remove from heat. Cool slightly.

  2. In a blender or food processor puree peach mixture, in batches, until smooth (you should have about 14 cups puree). Return all of the peach puree to the pot. Add sugar and honey. Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar dissolves; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 60 to 70 minutes or until mixture is thick and starts to mound, stirring frequently.

  3. Ladle hot butter into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids and screw bands.

  4. Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

48 Calories
12g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Calories 48
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 12g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 70mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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