Spiced Pear Butter II Recipe

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Spiced Pear Butter II
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  1. This dark spread has an intense flavour.
  2. It is a terrific way to use up a basket of very ripe pears.
  3. Wash pears, remove stems and cores.
  4. Chop coarsely.
  5. Place in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook 30 minutes or until tender, stirring often.
  6. Press pulp through a sieve or food mill.
  7. You should have about 5 cups puree. Return to saucepan with honey, orange juice and zest, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.
  8. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and cook, uncovered, for 45 to 60 minutes or until reduced by half and very thick.
  9. Stir often.
  10. To test for doneness, place a spoonful on a chilled saucer and holding over the sink, turn it over.
  11. If pear butter is done, it won't fall off.
  12. Pour into hot 1 cup jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Seal with two-piece metal lids.
  13. Process in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes.
  14. Remove jars to a folded towel on the counter and let cool for 24 hours.
  15. Check seals, label and store in a cool, dark place Contributor: Rose Murray - Preserving Pleasure Yield: 3 jars
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 853.31 Kcal (3573 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.06g 0%
Sodium 8.73mg 0%
Potassium 726.89mg 15%
Total Carbs 223.25g 74%
Sugars 193.54g 774%
Dietary Fiber 17.66g 71%
Protein 0.2g 0%
Vitamin C 31.6mg 53%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 64.2mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 116.23 Kcal (487 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.01g 0%
Sodium 1.19mg 0%
Potassium 99.01mg 15%
Total Carbs 30.41g 74%
Sugars 26.36g 774%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 71%
Protein 0.03g 0%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 53%
Calcium 8.7mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.3
  • 23

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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