Apricot Butter recipe

Apricot Butter


  • 2 pounds fresh apricots, pitted and chopped
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the chopped apricots, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the apricots are very soft and the mixture has thickened.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the mixture cool for a few minutes.
  5. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, blend the mixture until smooth.
  6. Pour the apricot butter into a sterilized jar and let cool completely before storing in the fridge.

Additional Notes

  • This recipe makes about 2 cups of apricot butter.
  • You can adjust the sugar to your liking, depending on how sweet your apricots are.
  • This apricot butter can be used as a spread on toast, bagels, or muffins, or as a filling for cakes and pastries.
  • It can also be served alongside cheese and crackers for a delicious appetizer.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 80
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 0g

Cooking Time

  • 25 minutes

Preparation Time

  • 20 minutes


  • 8


  • Breakfast/Brunch


  • American

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