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Orchard Applesauce

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


by in Sep 2009
Orchard Applesauce
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Eat from the jar, or pair with grilled pork chops or potato cakes.

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  • 8 assorted apples (mix of any varieties)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup sweet apple cider
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons apple or pear brandy (optional)


Peel and core apples; cut into big chunks.
In a medium-size saucepan, toss apples with lemon juice. Add cider, sugar, and cinnamon; bring to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes. Discard cinnamon.
Mash to the consistency you prefer.
Stir in brandy.
Cool to room temperature; then cover and refrigerate.
Updated Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

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