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35 Minute Unsweetened Applesauce Recipe

unsweetened applesauce recipe

The one and only unsweetened applesauce recipe you’ll ever need.

Ingredients

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4 pounds apples (about 8 apples)

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

1. Combine all ingredients, along with 1/4 cup water into a large pot.

2. Cover pot and simmer over low heat for about 30-40 minutes, or until apples are mushy and easily break apart.  Add more water if mixture becomes dry to avoid scorching.

3. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.

4. Transfer apple mixture to a food processor and process in batches.

5. If mixture is too watery, return to pot and simmer until thickens.

6.  Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

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