Fresh Applesauce

Fresh ApplesauceRecipe
Photo: Luca Trovato; Styling: Buffy Hargett
For the best taste and texture, use a variety of apples.


Makes 10 to 12 servings
Total time: 50 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 45 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes


12 large apples, peeled and coarsely chopped (6 1/2 lb.)
1 cup sugar
1/2 lemon, sliced


Bring all ingredients to a light boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring often, 25 to 30 minutes or until apples are tender and juices thicken. Remove and discard lemon slices. Serve warm, or let cool to room temperature (about 2 hours). Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.