If you, like me, are in the northern hemisphere of good ol’ Mother Earth, then you’re rotch in the midst of autumn. Nights are getting chillier, crops are starting (continuing?) to fail, and we’re all preparing for a green Halloween (a Hallogreen).
You casually glance at the clock. You know what time it is. We all do. It’s
morphin’ time homemade applesauce o’clock!
Best Homemade Applesauce Recipe in the Universe
The secret ingredient in this homemade applesauce is apples. Save money (and keep it local) by nabbing some farm-fresh apples from a neighbor’s apple tree, stealing the fruit Aladdin-style!
- About 10 apples
- 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
- One and a half cups o’ water
- No added sugar! Heck yeah!
First thing’s first. Wash your newly acquired apples, then get to slicing. Watch out for those pesky fingers!
Or, you can use this handy apple-slicer that ALSO cores! Say whaaaaaat?!
Once you’ve cored n’ sliced all your manzanas, plop the apple slices into a big pot, and pour the 1.5 cups of water in.
Now go ahead and add the spices (nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon); you can do this. I believe in you.
Cover the pot, crank up the heat, and let it simmer for about 21 minutes. It should look a little something like this:
Now get a potato masher, and mash away all your frustrations by smashing the defenseless stewed apples. Mash until your tears of rage stop flowing.
After you recover from your mashing session, voila! Your all-natural homemade applesauce is done! It’s a great spooktacular, natural treat for Halloween-time.