Organic Applesauce

Lisa Foote


I make my own applesauce to use in recipes and to enjoy with meals. It's easy to make using a food mill that separates the seeds and skin. If you don't have a food mill you can just peel, core and clean the apples and mash them manually or in a food processor. It's a great way to use extra apples! I have included a link for an Applesauce Cake as well! Enjoy!

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granny smith apples, organic or regular
1/2 tsp
organic cinnamon, optional


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1Wash apples. Cut apples in quarters. Place in large pot, fill with water. Bring to a boil.

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2Cook apples 10 -15 minutes, stirring occasionally to make sure they cook evenly.

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3Drain apples in strainer and cool apples for at least 15 minutes.

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4Put the food mill bowl over a larger bowl to catch the applesauce coming through. Use the medium disk in the food mill.

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5Place apples in the mill and turn the handle pushing them through into a bowl below. Continue in batches until all app lease are put the the mill. You may have to remove skin and seeds fro the mill disk occasionally.

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6Add cinnamon to taste if preferred. Store applesauce in air tight container for up to a week in the refrigerator.

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7NOTE: I usually use granny smith apples due to their strong flavor. You can use any kind of apples you like or mix them to create your own flavors! Here is a recipe for an Applesauce Cake that our family loves!
Applesauce Cake

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