Homemade Applesauce

One of my favorite Fall flavors is applesauce, I just love how it makes the whole house smell warm and inviting.  Over the years I have tried several different recipes, but they have always had tons of sugar in them.  So I decided to try and make my own recipe.  With a bit of research, I was able to put together a recipe that is a slam dunk.  It’s not only the best tasting applesauce that I have ever had, it is also really good for you.


start with about 3 lbs of apples and a couple of pears (the quality of the fruit definitely makes a difference – I used the fruit that we had picked in Julian)


peel the apples and pears fully


core and dice your fruit into roughly 1 inch pieces


throw the fruit in a pot with a splash of water (1/4 cup) and lemon juice (1 tbsp)


add 1 cinnamon stick and 1 (generous) tablespoon of honey


give it a stir, partially cover and let simmer, stirring occasionally for about 40 minutes until it cooks down


voilà, remove the cinnamon stick and dig in!


I hope that you all enjoy a great Fall weekend!

10 Replies to “Homemade Applesauce”

    1. Thanks Diane!

  1. I have never done applesauce. Yours looks tasty and the recipe is easy to follow. Have a nice weekend!


  2. I love the way you celebrate food and life. Not only are your restaurant and entree choices interesting – but also so very visually appealing. And you cook too? So wonderful – I’m hooked on your postings. Great quality photos.

    1. Thanks Lana!

  3. Looks like a lovely recipe!

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    1. It is so good and so sweet, hope that you give it a try!

  4. I love anything with apples! This looks so nice♥♥


    1. Thanks Summer!

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