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Fruit Butter Recipe

Fruit Butter Recipe

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How To Make Fruit Butter

Whip up a tart and rich fruit butter in this easy recipe. It combines peaches, plums, and cherries for a fruity condiment.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 45 minutes
Total: 2 hours



  • 5lbsripe peaches,plums, cherries, or nectarines
  • 1cupwater
  • cupssugar
  • 6tbspfresh lemon juice


  1. In a large pot, combine the fruit with the water and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, just for about 15 minutes until the fruit softens.

  2. Set a food mill over a heatproof bowl and pass the fruit through the mill to remove any skins.

  3. Return the pureed fruit to the pot. Add the sugar and lemon juice and bring to a rapid boil.

  4. Reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring frequently to prevent scorching, for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes until the puree is very thick and reduced to 4 to 5 cups.

  5. Spoon the fruit butter into 1 cup jars and tap gently to release any air bubbles. Let cool, then cover and refrigerate for up to 4 months or freeze for up to 6 months.

  6. Use as desired and enjoy.


  • Calories: 1032.82kcal
  • Fat: 2.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 261.31g
  • Fiber: 17.15g
  • Sugar: 245.99g
  • Protein: 10.48g
  • Sodium: 6.70mg
  • Calcium: 75.84mg
  • Potassium: 2204.69mg
  • Iron: 2.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 181.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 92.55mg
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