Deliciously Sweet Plum Apple Butter with a Hint of Agave

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Deliciously Sweet Plum Apple Butter with a Hint of Agave
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 11, 2024

This recipe combines the sweetness of plums and apples with the natural sweetness of agave nectar to create a rich and flavorful fruit butter. Perfect for spreading on toast or biscuits or using as a filling for pastries, this plum apple butter is sure to be a hit with the whole family.


  • 6 plums, pitted and chopped
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large saucepan, combine plums, apples, and agave nectar over medium heat.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, until fruit is soft and broken down, about 25-30 minutes.
  3. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt to the fruit mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Continue cooking for an additional 10-15 minutes, until mixture has thickened.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  6. Using an immersion blender or regular blender, blend mixture until smooth.
  7. Transfer plum apple butter to jars and refrigerate until ready to use.

Interesting Facts

  • Plum apple butter is a great way to preserve the flavors of fall fruits for use throughout the year.
  • Agave nectar is a natural sweetener that adds a unique sweetness to this fruit butter.
  • This recipe can easily be customized by adding other spices like ginger or cardamom for a different flavor profile.