Homemade Applesauce Recipe

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Homemade Applesauce
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Homemade applesauce is such a treat, and it’s so easy to make that there is no real justification in buying ready-made applesauce.

You can make a decent amount, can it and freeze it for the entire winter – especially when Hanukkah pays a visit (try it with potato latkes!).

This dead-simple applesauce recipe will make any amateur cook feel like a master chef. 

So let’s get saucy.

Homemade Applesauce
Applesauce
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A dead-simple homemade applesauce recipe for canning & freezing that will make any amateur cook feel like a master chef. Best served cold on hot pastries.
Servings Prep Time
1 jar 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 jar 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Homemade Applesauce
Applesauce
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
A dead-simple homemade applesauce recipe for canning & freezing that will make any amateur cook feel like a master chef. Best served cold on hot pastries.
Servings Prep Time
1 jar 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 jar 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Ingredients
  • 8 apples
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple juice or water
  • craisins (Optional)
Servings: jar
Instructions
  1. Wash the apples, quarter and core them in a saucepan
  2. Pour the liquid (apple juice or water) into the pan and cover the lid.
  3. Cook the apples in low-medium heat for about 20 minutes until they're soft
  4. Using a sieve, pour the cooked sauce into a bowl
  5. Add cinnamon and sugar and stir well Tip: Feel free to taste the sauce and add more cinnamon & sugar as needed
  6. Cool the applesauce in the fridge.
  7. Serve with Latkes, or the pastry of your choice & Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Applesauce is best served cold on warm pastries, potato Latkes being a popular choice.


Nutrition Facts
Applesauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Sodium 6mg 0%
Potassium 864mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 113g 38%
Dietary Fiber 20g 80%
Sugars 85g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 7%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Easy right?

I told you. piece of Latke...

Making your own homemade applesauce is worth the small effort. It tastes better than the applesauce you get from stores, plus you get to brag to your friends that you made some applesauce!

Use your applesauce wisely my friend.

Be'Teavon!

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