Pumpkin butter

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Pumpkin butter

I love pumpkin pie and I believe that there is never a bad time for pumpkin pie how ever it is not practical, at least not for me, to have a pumpkin pie just sitting about all the time. So I went on the hunt for an alternative and I have now made my very first batch of pumpkin butter. so simple so good. now I must say I did find this on another bloggers page, I will put a link to her page and the recipe below the photo

the link http://tidymom.net/ will take you to her page and http://tidymom.net/2011/pumpkin-butter/ will take you to the recipe.

Ingredients
  • 1 (29 ounce) can pumpkin puree (about 3.5 cups)
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon whiskey (optional)
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredient, except for lemon juice, in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 mins, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in lemon juice and let cool.
  5. Pour into airtight jar(s) and store in refrigerator for up to 6 days.
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