Butter: Sweet Potato Butter

posted by Becky 07-27-102 9:26 PM

Sweet Potato Butter
Makes 3 1/4 cups

2 cups sweet potatoes, about 3 large- cooked and mashed
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups unsweetened apple cider
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat; add cinnamon and cloves. Simmer, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours, stirring frequently.
Refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving. Serve with toast or English muffins.

If desired, while hot spoon into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace, wipe jar rims.
Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands. Refrigerate

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