Applesauce – How to make Applesauce at home

The term applesauce appears to be very complicated, isn’t it? Even I thought so, until I made it yesterday. You too can make applesauce by pureeing cooked apples. As easy as it could be! And this wonderful ingredient could help you save a lot of calories and fat. Yes, it is one of the best known replacements for butter and eggs in bakes. 

Applesauce
Applesauce

I did quite a lot of investigation on the ways of preparing applesauce before I attempted to try myself. You could add any flavors you want, sweeteners that you like or even preservatives to extend the shelf life. I have used my own method and ingredients here. And it came out really rich and beautiful. And the texture too was amazing. I have added cinnamon powder that added to the taste and aroma. This applesauce was a class apart.

I have baked a Vegan Surprise Inside Cake using this applesauce and it turned out to be very yummy and delicious. I did not use any butter or egg. Actually I didn’t realize the magic of this super ingredient until I actually tried myself. I wonder why not many are aware of this and its role in baking. Hope more people would come to know about this excellent replacement for egg/butter and make use of it.

It is also a good way to avoid apples getting rotten.  Yes, it happens at my home that the first couple of days, we (not me 🙂 ) gobble them greedily. But for the next few days the rest of the apples start sitting idle in the fruit basket. And finally, once they begin to rotten, we throw them away.  And if we keep the left over cut pieces in refrigerator, we keep them there for another 5-6 days, and then throw away 🙂 So making applesauce will thus avoid this and thus save the fruit. You can easily refrigerate them and use for at least 2-3 weeks.

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So do read further to learn how to make this easy and delicious applesauce.

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Applesauce - How to make Applesauce at home
Applesauce
Course condiments
Servings
Ingredients
Course condiments
Servings
Ingredients
Applesauce
Instructions
  1. Peel and slice the apples and put them in a deep pan.
  2. Add the cinnamon powder, lemon juice and water, and mix.
  3. Cook covered for 25 minutes.
  4. Once cooled completely, make a puree of the full mixture and store in refrigerator until use.
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