Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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Easy to prepare and superior to the commercial kind, freshly made applesauce will keep for weeks in the refrigerator. Use spicy, slightly sweet apples that are on the crisp side, like Northern Spy, Empire, or Idared. This spiced applesauce is a must with roast pork loin or chops, sausages, and schnitzel, and it's perfect with potato pancakes, too.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 cups
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    apples, peeled, cored, cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1
    cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • pinch
    ground cloves
  • ·
    few gratings of nutmeg
  • ·
    few grinds of black pepper
  • pinch
    kosher salt

How to Make Spiced Applesauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the apples, water, cinnamon stick, cloves, nutmeg, pepper, and salt in a medium-size, heavy, nonreactive saucepan. Cover and set over medium heat. When the water begins to bubble, reduce the heat to low and cook the apples until they begin to break down, about 30 minutes; uncover occasionally to stir and prevent sticking. Remove the cover and continue cooking until the apples are chunky but soft, about another 15 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick.
  2. Put the apples through a food mill for a smooth sauce or mash them with a fork for a chunkier texture. Taste and adjust the seasoning before serving hot or cold.

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About Spiced Applesauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German



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