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Homemade apple sauce in a bowl

Apple sauce

Published: April 12, 2022 at 10:23 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6

Perfect with pork, as a baking ingredient or a simple porridge topper, apple sauce is easy, quick and budget-friendly to make from scratch at home

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Make your own apple sauce, then serve it in recipes such as roast pork, black pudding croquettes and roast goose. Also try our recipe for homemade apple jelly.

Looking for more apple recipes? Discover some sensational seasonal bakes such as apple sponge pudding, apple pie and apple crumble.

Ingredients

  • 2 (about 600g) bramley apples, peeled, cored and chopped into chunks
  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 25g butter, optional

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the apples into a saucepan with the sugar, lemon juice and about 50ml water. Bring everything to a simmer, then cover the pan and cook the apples gently for about 10 mins until they collapse. Beat with a spoon to break them up completely. You now have perfectly good chunky apple sauce that needs nothing more than a grind of pepper.

  • STEP 2

    If you want a smoother, richer sauce you can push the apples through a sieve and reheat the smooth apple purée with the butter before serving.

Browse our apple recipes for more seasonal ideas

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