Apple Sauce

Imagine fresh apples, spicy cinnamon and fragrant lemon; that’s exactly what this recipe tastes like.
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Apple Sauce

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Imagine fresh apples, spicy cinnamon and fragrant lemon; that’s exactly what this recipe tastes like.

569
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 Pounds apples, peeled, cored, rough chopped
  • 1 Cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon

Directions

Combine the apples, water, lemon juice, and brown sugar in a large stockpot, bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes.

Taste and adjust sweetness with additional sugar, if needed.

Ladle hot applesauce into hot jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles with a wooden skewer.

Wipe rims, add lids, and secure bands until the fit is fingertip tight. Too tight a lid prevents air bubbles from escaping during the canning process.
Process jars in boiling water for 20 minutes.

Remove jars and cool.

Store your apple sauce in a cool dark place for up to one year.

Apple Shopping Tip

When buying apples, they should be firm, free of bruises, and heavy for their size.

Apple Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
2%
Sugar
124g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
150g
50%
Vitamin A
21µg
2%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15.4%
Vitamin C
34mg
57%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
16µg
19%
Calcium
108mg
11%
Fiber
17g
70%
Folate (food)
22µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
22µg
6%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
41mg
10%
Niacin (B3)
0.7mg
3.6%
Phosphorus
79mg
11%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
817mg
23%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.5%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Sugars, added
53g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.9%
Zinc
0.3mg
2.2%