- ap′ple but′tern.coo a creamy spread made from stewed and spiced apples•Etymology: 1765–75, amer.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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Apple butter — is a highly concentrated form of apple sauce, produced by long, slow cooking of apples with cider or water to a point where the sugar in the apples caramelizes, turning the apple butter a deep brown. The concentration of sugar gives apple butter… … Wikipedia
Apple butter — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
apple butter — ☆ apple butter n. a smooth, sweet, thick spread made from apples stewed with spices … English World dictionary
apple butter — noun Preserved apple purée with spices … Wiktionary
apple butter — noun Date: circa 1774 a thick brown spread made by cooking apples with sugar and spices usually in cider … New Collegiate Dictionary
apple butter — apples stewed to a paste, spiced, sometimes sweetened, and served as a spread or condiment. [1765 75, Amer.] * * * … Universalium
apple butter — noun thick dark spicy puree of apples • Hypernyms: ↑conserve, ↑preserve, ↑conserves, ↑preserves … Useful english dictionary
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Apple crisp — in the United States or Apple crumble as it is known in the United Kingdom is a dessert consisting of baked apples topped with a crispy crust. Ingredients usually include cooked apples, butter, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and often oats and brown… … Wikipedia
Butter — is a dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk. It is used as a spread and a condiment, as well as in cooking applications such as baking, sauce making, and frying. Butter consists of butterfat, water and milk proteins. Most … Wikipedia