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Apple sauce made with eating apples
A really easy apple sauce recipe...
- Difficulty: Easy
- Serves 4
- Gluten Free
- 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
Peel, core and chop the apples
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)
Stir occasionally, until the apple cooks down into a puree
If the sauce is too thick, add some more water
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!
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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