Nièr beurre

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A jar of nièr beurre

Nièr beurre ("black butter" in Jèrriais) is a preserve of apples that is part of the cuisine and culture of Jersey.[1]

Nièr beurre is made of apples cooked in cider. The cider is reduced to a syrup before the apples are added. After some hours of cooking, sugar is added and the mixture seasoned with lemons, liquorice and allspice.[2]


  1. ^ "Destination guide: Jersey". Radio Times. Immediate Media Company. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Black Butter (Du Nier Beurre)". BBC Radio Jersey. British Broadcasting Corporation. March 2003. Retrieved 24 November 2013.