Beyond Biscuits: On-Trend, Comforting Dishes Start with Apple Butter
It's Time to Rethink Apple Butter
You probably hear apple butter and think spreads for breads and pastries, but Musselman's® Apple Butter actually presents a rare opportunity for foodservice: the ability to add unexpected flavors in a healthier way. Read on to learn why apple butter isn't just for biscuits anymore.
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A Surprisingly Interesting Ingredient
Apple butter's characteristic flavor makes it the perfect addition to a variety of dishes. From savory marinades and dips to sweet, classic desserts, it's so much more than a spread. Look at some of our favorite ways to incorporate it into menu applications:
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apple Butter Glaze:
A baste of tangy, sweet glaze caramelizes tenderloins while keeping the pork juicy.
Apple Butter Baked Oatmeal: Boost your breakfast offerings with a spin on a classic favorite. Oatmeal is baked with apple butter, cinnamon, maple syrup and almonds for a flavorful and filling morning treat.
Apple Butter Asian Pulled Chicken Sliders:
Slow cooked chicken breasts in an Asian-inspired, spicy-sweet apple butter base make a delicious appetizer or small plate.
Apple Butter Cheesecake: Apple butter's flavor pairs well with the creamy texture of cheesecake. Serve with different accompaniments, such as apple pie filling, caramel, fruit or nuts.
Spicy Apple Butter Swedish Meatballs: The most flavorful meatball around, blended with apple butter, onion and bread crumbs and baked in a rich, creamy allspice-and-honey flavored sauce; it's a true patron pleaser.
Bourbon Apple Butter Sauce: Caramelized leeks and carrots meld with apples, apple butter and bourbon. A perfect sauce for any roast meat or poultry dish.
Apple Butter Bacon Pizza: Slightly sweet and savory with a pairing of apple butter, onion, Balsamic vinegar, bacon, pecans and Gouda cheese.
Apple Butter from the Apple Experts
Apple butter in your kitchen is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide variety of recipes across multiple day parts and menu parts. Apple butter has a rich, deep brown color and velvety consistency that results from its unique long, slow cooking process.
As the manufacturer of great foodservice-ready products, our apple butter will make your dishes shine. Its consistent taste and quality makes it ready for use as an ingredient. The distinctive flavor is complemented by a smooth, velvet-like texture, meaning it offers the best blend-ability in your signature dishes. Even better, Musselman's Apple Butter:
- Has a taste that's clearly loved by consumers—it's the #1 selling brand of apple butter in the United States.
- Produces endless menu applications for multiple day and menu parts.
- Is gluten-free, fat-free and cholesterol-free, plus lower in calories than other spreads.
Find the perfect size and container to meet your operation's specific needs. Musselman's Apple Butter is available in:
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Knouse's broad distribution and product availability means all geographic regions can love apple butter. Have more questions? Contact one of our experts.