Oct 29, 2008

Apple Sauce

Apple sauce is a puree made from peeled or unpeeled apples with the addition of flavorful spices like cinnamon. It is served as an accompaniment with main courses usually for breakfast like oatmeal, pancakes, muesli etc. and also in baking cookies and cakes. It is often used as food for babies because it does not require the use of teeth. It is sometimes recommended to combat diarrhoea, since it is high in pectin. It can be made into a smooth paste by blending. But I like it to be chunky.

Ingredients

Large apples - 3 

Sugar - 3 spoons or to taste

Cinnamon stick - 2

Water - 1 cup

Directions

Peel the apples, core them and chop them roughly.

In a saucepan add the water, cinamon sticks and chopped apples and bring to a rolling boil. Cover with lid and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes until the apples get cooked well.

Add the sugar and mix well.Simmer for 3 more minutes. Fish out the cinnamon sticks and transfer to blender.Blend to a smooth paste. You can also skip the blending step.

Store in refrigerator.

This is my entry to MBP: Tantalizing Sauces by Spice cafe and hosted this month by Tangerine's kitchen. I adopted this recipe from Cooking, Dunkin style

Sending this to Eating with the seasons hosted at Maninas.

Also sending this to AWED American hosted by Dhivya

21 comments:

  1. I like it chunky too :)

    I always put it on my pancakes, and in my baked goods (instead of oil). I didn't know it was high in pectin! That's cool.

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  2. Home made chunky apple sauce sounds delicious:)

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  3. Thats a good one.. a favourite for kids!

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  4. Yummy Apple sauce..i prepared almost the same but in oven...urs looks delicious...

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  5. fresh homemade apple sauce sounds yummy and it also seems to be easy to prepare...

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  6. looks delicious .. even i like it chunky

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  7. This recipe reminds me of home. My mom use to make applesauce and preserve it. What a perfect Fall treat.

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  8. nice and chunky...we went thru so many of those Gerber Apple sauce when my daughter was small.

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  9. never tried this before..looks cool!

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  10. Homemade apple sauce is so nice isn't it andeasy to make as well..

    Thanks for the entry!

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  11. Mmm... Homemade chunky applesauce! Looks great and so perfect for this time of year. :)

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  12. belated diwali wishes to u and ur family dear Divya :)

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  13. hi divya...first time here..u have a gud collection of fuddies in here..lovely

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  14. You made your own applesauce? That is some talent girl... I usually buy them from the store, and never even knew I could make my own.

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  15. Hi Divya,
    Did you post my links for the diet round up? I couldnt find my links.

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  16. homemade applesauce ,wowww divys ,looks great

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  17. Thats an interesting one.never tried it.

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  18. I love these sauces but don't know whether I will ever get down to making one!! I keep thinking...and postponing:)

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