Of course you can make this in small batches and store in the fridge for several days – we now have enough applesauce for a year plus trades!
How to Make Your Own Applesauce
April 8, 2009 by 12 Comments
This is about as easy as it gets – set aside a few hours and you`ll be off to the races. This applesauce will be as good as it gets – it took me 5 or 6 hours to turn 75 pounds of apples into 9 liters of sauce (36-1 cup bottles) but you could easily do six cups of peeled and cored apples at a time in an hour or two (including canning – the basics of which are covered here).
You`ll need apples (different types, all sweet preferably), some sugar (I prefer brown), bottled lemon juice and cinnamon. 3 pounds of apples (about 6 cups peeled and cored), 1/2 cup of water, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, a cinnamon stick and 12 to 34 cup of sugar – the instructions of what do do follow:Peel your apples – this fancy gadget failed me fast (read the review here). The Zenga Star Peeler came to the rescueThe carnage left from a day in the trenches.