Ginger Pear Butter

Ginger Pear Butter

The ginger was great with the pears and the consistency of the pear butter was smooth and silky. Enjoy! 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 10 pc. pears diced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 t. lemon juice (bottled)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 T. diced candied ginger


  • Combine all the ingredients in a stainless steel or enameled dutch oven. Cook¬†60 minutes at a simmer till everything softens.
  • Continue to cook another 1 to 2 hours stirring occasionally to watch for a thick consistency.
  • Using a food mill or immersion blender smooth out the mixture and re-add to pot.
  • Once it is thick like applesauce, fill sterilized jars leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, refill to headspace if necessary.
  • Wipe rims, add hot lids/rings and process in water bath for 10 minutes once the water has returned to a full boil.
Keyword Butter, Ginger, Ginger Pear Butter