Saturday, October 22, 2011

Homemade Applesauce Recipe

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A couple of you wonderful ladies have requested my recipe for homemade applesauce. Since Little Bit and I have been under the weather I am a little delayed in getting this to you. None the less here it is!

Ingredients:

4 cooking apples (I use anything pretty firm)
1/2 cup of water
1/4 cup of packed brown sugar. You can use white sugar but I have found that the brown tastes so much better. If you decide to go with the white us 4 tablespoons.
1/4 of a teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. This is purely your preference. We LOVE cinnamon here so we go for the larger amount.
1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg. I generally use a tad more than that but not by much as nutmeg can easily overpower the cinnamon.

Directions:

Heat apples and water to a boil. Stir it off and on. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or longer if your apples are super firm. Stir in the rest of the ingredients and heat to a boil. I use my potato masher to smoosh the apples. Of course the consistency is not like what you get from a jar. If you use a food processor I bet it would be closer. Mine is unfortunately broken so I can't tell you for sure. Either way it's really tasty applesauce. If your recipe calls for unsweetened applesauce just leave out the sugar. Wallah! Fresh applesauce in a jiffy.

14 comments:

  1. Every time I visit you, I have food cravings. LOL. I'm following you on Pinterest now! Thanks for joining the Planet Weidknecht Weekend Hop!

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  2. Thanks for the recipe. I never thought to make homemade applesauce but will try.

    Stopping by from the blog hop. I'm a new follower.

    Please check out my blog at thecheesethief.blogspot.com

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  3. Oh, thank you! I have just printed this so i have it ready whenever a recipe I have calls for applesauce. It does look so easy to make :)

    Spanish Pinay

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  4. we love home-made applesauce, thanks!

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  5. Applesauce!!!!!!!!!!! Yummmmm Now I want Apple sauce bread, no wait muffins..WAIT...Pork chops and applesauce.

    I need to buy more apples! :)

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  6. Great recipie New follower from Monday Monkey Hop feel free to follow me back at http://thismommydealsgalore.blogspot.com/

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  7. I love home made applesauce. It is the best.

    Stopping by from the Monday Mingle blog hop.

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  8. oohh..sounds absolutely yummy. I will have to give it a go. How lng can you store it after it's made?

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  9. Hope you are feeling better! I need to go get more apples!

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  10. We are lovers of home made applesauce. I use honey in mine.
    Grace
    www.blessedelements/create (the new blog)
    Have a great week Amy!

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  11. I imagine you home smells so yummy when making applesauce!

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