Favorite Homemade Applesauce No Sugar Added
Unsweetened homemade applesauce is delicious and easy. Whether chunky or smooth, it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.
This applesauce is a family favorite. It’s quick and easy to make and tastes so much better than store bought! For more delicious apples, try Healthy Apple Muffins, Snickers Apple Salad, and Slow Cooker Apple Crisps.
Family Favorite Applesauce
I think it’s safe to say my kids can live off apples – especially applesauce. With six kids who love them, I feel like I keep buying.
We wanted to try a homemade version with less sugar and ended up making a recipe that we’ve made three times in the last week (no joke). With the help of some delicious apples and SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener, we’ve created a delicious applesauce recipe that’s already become a family favorite. Our mini applesauce muffins are delicious.
This particular recipe is easy and delicious, but I especially like that it’s not loaded with sugar. Even the husband decided he wanted some and made a batch himself the other day. He agrees it’s better than any store-bought version and can’t believe it doesn’t have any sugar. Unsweetened apple juice and SPLENDA® Stevia sweetener add the perfect sweetness to this recipe.
The best apples in applesauce
Applesauce can be made from almost any apple, but we It is recommended to choose soft apples. They cook faster and are perfect for this recipe. You can even use two of our favorite apples to make an even more delicious applesauce.
Apples we use and recommend include:
- golden crown
We have a family of apple trees, which means we have barrels and barrels of apples. With this recipe on hand, you better believe we’ll be making applesauce every week for breakfast, as an afternoon snack or for lunch.
How to Make Applesauce
We’re all about easy recipes, and this Homemade Applesauce Recipe is just that! Plus, only 4 ingredients are needed: apples, unsweetened apple juice, apple pie spice, and SPLENDA Naturals Stevia Sweetener.
Prepare apples. First peel, core and chop your apples. From there, you’ll add them and other ingredients to the pot.
Cook. Cover and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, until the apples are tender.
paste. From there you will mash the apples to your desired consistency. If you like thicker applesauce, you can leave it as is, or mash it until it’s a little smoother.
purée. If you want a super smooth applesauce, we recommend pouring it into a blender or food processor in batches and blending until smooth. If it’s too thick, you may need to add a little more apple juice.
Serve! Serve hot or refrigerate until ready to eat.
Store information and recipe replacements
We love to make a big batch of applesauce to get through the week. shop Put it in a jar or airtight container and refrigerate for 7-10 days. Mott’s recommends using its applesauce within 10 days of opening.
it’s easy canned applesauce If you have all the right tools.
- To make the sauce, be sure to sterilize everything first. Then, make the recipe as directed and fill the jar with the sauce, leaving about ½ inch on top. Gently tap the jar on the counter to remove any air bubbles.
- Place the lid and ring firmly on the jar. We usually use the water bath canning method because we don’t have a pressure cooker and let the applesauce jars process in the water bath for about 20 minutes. Stored in a cool pantry, canned applesauce should be good for up to a year.
arrive freeze, place our applesauce in a freezerable container or airtight bag in the freezer for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator, let it thaw and keep in the freezer. It should last up to 4 days after thawing.
Homemade applesauce isn’t just great for snacking, we love using it too Baking Recipes as a Butter Substitute, but especially the oil, which makes it a little healthier. When substituting applesauce for oil in baking, the ratio is usually 1:1, so if a recipe calls for ½ cup oil, you can use ½ cup applesauce.
Here are some of our favorite recipes that use applesauce:
We definitely love this recipe and will be making it often! Give it a try and let us know what you think. 😉
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Prep time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total time 25 minutes
Serving Size 4
Calories 103 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
- 3-Pack of SPLENDA Naturals Stevia Sweetener
- 4 apples peeled, cored and chopped
- 1/4 cup apple juice unsweetened
- 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
Put all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes or until the apples are tender. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
Mix and match to your desired consistency. For thicker applesauce, mash less. For smooth applesauce, blend in a blender.
Serve hot or refrigerate until ready to eat.