Applesauce Custard Filling-Homemade

Pat Duran


This is the best tasting filling for cakes, coffeecake, bread pudding, bismark doughnuts, muffins,cookies, foldovers , your oatmeal, apple bread or just by itself with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream.
Photo is of a German Torte from the kitchen of "one Perfect Bite".


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes about 3 cups +
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 10-15 large
    apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 c
    granulate sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    rum or 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • zest of 1 large
    lemon, finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Applesauce Custard Filling-Homemade


  1. Place the apples in a 3 quart saucepan and add 2 cup water and cook until very soft. Remover from heat.
    Mash apples down and add sugar, rum and lemon zest. Return to low heat and cook until mixture mounds when dropped from a spoon.
  2. Soften gelatin in the 1/4 c. water and dissolve over hot water. When dissolved stir it into the applesauce. Let applesauce set to cool. This mixture will thicken quickly in the refrigerator. Now it is ready to use in your favorite recipe.

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About Applesauce Custard Filling-Homemade

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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