Homemade Apple Sauce

Homemade apple sauce

Fresh and easy, this highly versatile recipe cuts out the preservatives while maintaining all the flavor you love. Pair applesauce with ice cream or pork chops for a unique yet scrumptious combination of flavors


  • 6 pounds apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 slices

  • 1 cup apple juice or apple cider

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, more or less to taste

  • Optional ingredients: nutmeg, maple syrup, allspice, butter to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes.
  2.  Carefully puree in a food processor or blender (don’t fill too full; split into two portions if needed) until smooth. 
  3. Store in the fridge and serve when chilled.