" A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver" Provers 25:11
Here are a couple of pictures of what the apples look like before the syrup goes in.. and the end product...
Here is the Recipe.. I hope you ENJOY your end product!!! *** NOTE I DID NOT add food coloring in my recipe.. I never have.. I think the color comes out beautiful all on it's own! This recipe is suppose to make 7 Quart Jars.. I doubled the recipe and it made about 12 Wide Mouth Quart Jars.
4 1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons salt
10 cups water
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 drops yellow food coloring
6 pounds apples
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