Apple Butter Pork Loin


This is the best pork recipe I've ever made. This pork is seasoned with a spiced apple butter, and roasted in apple juice. If food can be warm and cozy, this is it--a great Sunday dish!

close up view of sliced Apple Butter Pork Loin served with mashed potatoes with chives on a plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (2 pound) boneless pork loin roast

  • seasoning salt to taste

  • 2 cups apple juice

  • ½ cup apple butter

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Season the pork loins with seasoning salt, and place them in a 9x13 inch baking dish or small roasting pan. Pour apple juice over the pork, and cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.

  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven. While the pork is roasting, mix together the apple butter, brown sugar, water, cinnamon, and cloves. Remove pork roasts from the oven, and spread with apple butter mixture.

  4. Cover, and return to the oven for 2 hours, or until fork-tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

607 Calories
25g Fat
26g Carbs
65g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 607
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 33%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 194mg 65%
Sodium 151mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 65g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 1215mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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