Slow Cooker Apple Butter
1.8kg (4lbs) dessert apples
120ml (1/2 cup) water
55g (1/3 cup) light brown sugar
1 heaped tsp ground cinnamon
Large pinch ground cardamom
Pinch of salt
Core the apples and chop them - do not peel them.
Add apples to the slow cooker and mix in all the ingredients.
Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
Then puree the mixture till smooth with a hand held blender (stick blender).
Then cook uncovered on high for about 1 hr till the butter thickens to the consistency you prefer.
Let the mix cool and then transfer to sterilised jars and refrigerate.
Use within 2 weeks.