Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 10 cups water
- 6 pounds apples
- 4 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 cup cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 drops yellow food coloring
in a large pan, mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add salt and water and mix well. Bring to a boil and cook until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and food coloring.
Sterilize canning jars, lids and rings by boiling them in a large pot of water.
Peel, core, and slice apples. Pack the sliced apples into hot canning jars, leaving a 1/2 inch headspace.
Fill jars with hot syrup, and gently remove air bubbles with a knife.
Put lids on and process in a water bath canner for 20 minutes.
Amount Per Serving Calories 97Total Fat 0.1gSodium 85mgCarbohydrates 25g