With just a few ripe peaches you can whip up this naturally sweet and delicious Peach Butter - perfect for spreading on bread, pancakes or ice cream!
Servings 3 half pints
- 2 lbs ripe peaches
- 1/2 C water
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg optional
Blanch the Peaches
Slice an X on the underside of each peach. Bring a large stockpot of water to a boil.
Drop the peaches into the pot of water; allow them 30-60 seconds. Remove the peaches with a slotted spoon.
Dump the peaches into a pot of ice water. Slip the skins from the peaches and toss aside.
Cut each peach into slices/dice and place in a small saucepan.
Combine all ingredients:
Add sliced/diced peaches, cinnamon, and water into a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
Use your immersion blender to puree the mixture.
Continue to cook the mixture on medium heat until the mixture reaches a thick butter texture.
Transfer to jars and store in refrigerator. Or, follow instructions far below for canning instructions.