Vanilla Peach Butter

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Author Notes: A piece of sourdough bread toasted, smeared with cream cheese and topped with this vanilla peach butter is a wonderfully delicious start to your morning.REMCooks

Makes 6 cups

  • 6 pounds ripe peaches, peeled, pitted and quartered
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 whole vanilla bean, halved and scraped
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp, honey
  1. In a large stainless steel pot, combine peach quarters and water. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and boil gently, stirring occasionally until the peaches are soft (approx. 15 minutes).
  2. Working in two separate batches, transfer peach mixture to a food processor or blender and puree just until a smooth texture is achieved — do not liquefy. This should yield 6 – 8 cups of peach puree.
  3. Return the puree to the pot and stir in lemon juice, sugar, honey, salt, vanilla bean scrapings, and scraped vanilla pods. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring frequently to prevent sticking and burning until the mixture thickens and will hold its shape on a spoon, roughly 20 minutes.
  4. When thickened, remove vanilla pods, then ladle the hot butter into jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim, and tighten lids. Completely submerge jars in water bath filled with warm water. Bring to a boil and process for 10 – 15 minutes. Remove jars, cool and store. Enjoy.
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over 1 year ago helenemc

how much honey do I add.

Pict5383

about 1 year ago REMCooks

Sorry. I missed the ingredient in the ingredient list. :o I fixed it now. 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp.

Dsc02229

almost 2 years ago Jaynerly

This sounds delicious!

Pict5383

almost 2 years ago REMCooks

Thanks. :) We liked it a lot and so did everyone we gave jars to as presents. I hope you give it a try.

Dsc02229

almost 2 years ago Jaynerly

This sounds delicious!