Total Time: 30
Yield: 4 cups
- 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)
Instructions: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.