Canned Applesauce

I cannot express to you just how easy canning is, AGAIN..  Here is our homemade applesauce.  I use Honeycrisp apples, yes most people do not however we love the taste of them.

  • 10 Apples peeled and sliced as large or small as you wish
  • Sugar to your taste
  • Cinnamon
  • Cardamom
  • Cloves
  • 1 cup of water

All spices and sugars are simply to what you like.  Be aware that the flavor will get richer as they simmer in the  pan.  Throw everything in a pot and simmer for thirty minutes.  Once the apples start to soften pull out your immersion blender.  I do hope you have one of these.. They are a must for making the best soups and sauces.

Puree to your desired thickness. Garrett likes his silky.

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Once the sauce is ready just ladle into your sterilized jars and place in a water bath for 15 minutes.  Remember to leave one inch head space in the cans and to not tighten the lid too much.  Also you want the lids to be covered by water at a boil for 15 minutes.  Pull and place on a dish towel.  Once their sealed they will make a “pop” and that pop is success.  Enjoy chemical free delicious apple sauce year around.

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