Here in the States applesauce is widely available. I mean, every grocery store carries the stuff, and that’s not an exaggeration. So, I guess it just never crossed my mind to make my own applesauce, if I can get it just about anywhere. However, finding applesauce in stores internationally seems to be much more of a challenge. I know this is the case, because plenty of my international YouTube viewers have told me so, and for good reason. See, many of my recipes contain applesauce, and they constantly need to somehow find a substitute for it. Trust me, I get it, it’s frustrating.
So, I wanted to solve this problem for a lot of my subscribers. And I’m glad I did, because as it turns out homemade applesauce is soooo much more delicious than the store-bought stuff. I’ve been missing out on some serious applesauce deliciousness for years now.
It also is quite simple to make too. You’ll only need 3 ingredients – apples, water, and cinnamon. Plus, from start to finish your only looking at about 30 minutes. I don’t think that’s bad at all for something that will last weeks in your refrigerator.
- 4 Medium apples (about 600g)
- ¾ Cup (177ml) water
- ½ Tsp Cinnamon
- Peel, core and slice the apples
- Add them to a pot along with the water and cinnamon
- Simmer on medium heat for 15-20 minutes
- Drain the apples and transfer them to a large bowl
- Mash the apples with a potato masher until desired consistency is achieved
- Add your sauce to sealable jars and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks
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