Pearsauce Not Applesauce

“Applesauce, but with pears. We enjoy this in the winter. Serve warm or chilled. Freezes well, too!”
READY IN:
8hrs 15mins
YIELD:
5 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs soft pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 12-1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger (not powdered)
  • 14 cup raw sugar (or 2 tablespoons honey)
  • 12 lemon, juice of
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 14 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 14 cup pear juice or 14 cup white grape juice or 14 cup water
  • 1 12 inches piece vanilla pod (slit down one edge with sharp knife lengthwise to release flavor.)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in crockpot and simmer on LOW 4-6 hours. Remove vanilla pod piece. Use a hand held immersion blender or potato masher to mash any whole fruit that is remaining.
  2. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  3. Yield is estimated.

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