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Apple sauce made with eating apples

A really easy apple sauce recipe...

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  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Freezable
  • Dairy Free


Total time
20 Mins
Preparation time
5 Mins
Cooking time
15 Mins
  • 2 apples (any type of apples are fine)

  • 1 tbsp water

  • 4 tsp sugar

  1. Peel, core and chop the apples

  2. Cook in a pan on a low heat with a drop of water and some sugar (1-2 tsp per apple depending on how sweet the apples are)

  3. Stir occasionally, until the apple cooks down into a puree

  4. If the sauce is too thick, add some more water

  5. Serve


Apple sauce is delicious served with meat; especially pork or used as a dessert with yoghurt or creme fraiche.

You may have heard that apple sauce is a great food for weaning babies, but it's best to avoid making this recipe for babies, because of the added sugar. Instead, try our apple puree recipe , which is perfect as one of your baby's first foods.


Cook the apples in a microwave (for a few minutes on medium) but make sure you cover the dish and stir halfway through the cooking time

Prefer a lumpy sauce? Leave some of the apple chunks out to begin with, and add them later in the cooking so they don't get so soft.

Serving with pork? Try adding a little bit of dried sage.

Serving with chicken? Try adding some cranberries!


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    ★★★★★ Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

    This is so simple to make and it's so versatile . I use it as an accompaniment to roast dinner on a Sunday and also as a compote with cereal and yoghurt for breakfast .

    Reviewed on 03/03/15

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