Homemade Apple Sauce

Francine Lizotte


Would you like to enjoy a healthy snack and use it as well for cutting down on cholesterol & fat in baking? Here's the recipe!


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2 cups
5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 6 large
    apples, (such as gala, golden delicious, fudji, gravenstein), peeled, cored and chopped
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened apple juice (substitute water or apple cider)
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    brown sugar such as demerara, or to taste if needed

How to Make Homemade Apple Sauce


  1. Prep apples and if making a lot, squeeze a little lemon juice to prevent from browning. In a saucepan over medium heat, pour the liquid and bring to a gentle boil. Add apples, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 20 minutes or until apples are soft, stir often. Last 5 minutes of cooking, cover with a lid.
  2. Remove from heat and mash mixture using either a fork, potato masher, immersion blender or food processor, until desired consistency is reached . Taste sauce and if needed, add sugar to taste; can also add a little ground cinnamon, freshly grated lemon or orange zest, a splash of lemon juice or Calvados, a pinch of ginger, cloves nutmeg or a little butter.
  3. Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for about a month. Pour into sterilized jars, then 15 minutes in hot water bath for pint-sized jars or 20 minutes for larger jars. Makes approximately 2 cups
  4. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=_3VvH5RepX8

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