Try this homemade Instant Pot apple butter recipe! It also makes a fantastic edible gift for friends and family on festive occasions! This Apple butter is quick, easy, naturally vegan and healthy too!
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: instant pot apple butter
Author: Sandhya Hariharan
2kgApples (4.5 lbs) washed, cored, and sliced
Juice of 1 Lemon
½CupWater/ Apple Juice
Add all the ingredients - Apples, water, spices, vanilla extract, and lemon juice to the inner pot of the Instant Pot.
2 kg Apples (4.5 lbs), 1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon, ¾ Tsp Ground Nutmeg, Juice of 1 Lemon, ½ Cup Water/ Apple Juice, 1 Tbsp Vanilla
Pressure Cook High for 10 minutes - Close and secure the instant pot lid to the locked position. Check to make sure the vent is turned to SEAL. Press Pressure Cook and set the timer for 10 minutes. Natural pressure release.
Process apple butter to a smooth velvety butter consistency using a hand blender. Alternatively, allow the apple mixture to cool down and then transfer to the blender and process.
Press SAUTE. Cook covered with a glass lid on and allow the mixture to boil for at least 20 minutes or until the apple butter has reached the desired consistency.
Optional - If you find your apples are not sweet enough or if you like your apple butter sweet - add 1 cup of dark brown sugar at the saute stage.