Dried Cherry Butter
Dried Cherry Butter is a gluten free, dairy free, and primal hor d'oeuvre. This recipe serves 30. One serving contains 58 calories, 1g of protein, and 0g of fat. Head to the store and pick up honey, cherries, lemon juice, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour.
Combine cherries, lemon zest, lemon juice, and 2 cups of water in a heavy-bottomed, medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the cherries are tender, about 15 minutes.
Transfer cherry mixture and cooking liquid to a blender and puree until smooth. Return mixture to the saucepan and add honey, cinnamon, and pectin. Return mixture to a boil and cook at a rapid boil for one minute.
Remove saucepan from heat. Ladle cherry butter into hot, sterilized jars and process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.