Homemade Applesauce

I love apples! Those of you that know me, know that I usually have an apple everyday at lunch. I always have apples in my crisper at home, so when I had a craving for applesauce I pulled out this recipe. It has been so hot and humid here in Indiana that I guess I am secretly longing for the fall season. :) Making your own applesauce is so easy and the results that you get are amazing! You can buy applesauce in a jar, but after seeing how easy it is to make your own, why would you?

Homemade Applesauce

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Ingredients:

  • 4 apples – peeled, cored and chopped (Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji, Jonathan, Mcintosh)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (or one 3 inch cinnamon stick)

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients into a large pot. Cover. Bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until apples are soft.
  2. Remove from heat. Mash with potato masher or fork until desired consistency.

Source: adapted from allrecipes.com

7 Responses to “Homemade Applesauce”

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    Torviewtoronto — July 28, 2010 @ 3:02 pm

    I make this and we love it
    Looks delicious

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    Amanda — July 29, 2010 @ 12:36 pm

    Mmm, this looks so chunky and delicious. Your pictures look awesome. Can you tell me what camera you use?

    • Christina replied: — July 29th, 2010 @ 2:34 pm

      Thank you so much! :) I use a Nikon D40 Digital SLR camera.

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    Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide — October 21, 2011 @ 11:59 am

    I love how simple this is and how little sugar it calls for.

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