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Prune Breakfast Butter

Yield 1 3/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 2 regular-size Earl Grey tea bags
  • 1/2 pound pitted prunes
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutrition Information

  • calories 29
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 7.8 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine boiling water and tea bags in a medium bowl; cover and steep 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.

  2. Combine tea and prunes in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until tender. Place prune mixture in a blender; process until smooth.

  3. Combine prune mixture, sugar, and lemon rind in pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until mixture is thick, stirring frequently. Stir in vanilla; cool. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 months.