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apricot butter recipe

Apricot Butter Recipe

This lightly fermented apricot butter recipe is both delicious and beneficial to your gut health. It can be enjoyed with pancakes, oatmeal and many other foods.

Course Breakfast
Keyword probiotic
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Fermentation Time 2 days
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 quart
Calories 25 kcal
Author Sarah Pope



  1. Cook apricots in filtered water until soft for about 20 minutes.

  2. Let cool for about 10 minutes and then process in food processor with the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Place in a 1 quart glass mason jar and close the lid tightly.

  4. Leave on the counter for 2 days and then refrigerate.

  5. Use within 2 months.

  6. Enjoy as a probiotic rich topping for oatmeal, toast, pancakes, waffles and more!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

If you wish to avoid using liquid whey because of dairy allergies, use a vegetable culture starter instead. 

If you wish to substitute fresh apricots for dried, note that 6 pounds of fresh apricots (with pits) = 1 pound dried apricots.

Nutrition Facts
Apricot Butter Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Tbl)
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.25g0%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 0.5g1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.