This homemade applesauce recipe is easy to prepare, and the raisins add an extra depth of flavor.
Yield: About 1-1/2 quarts
- 8 large Macintosh apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
- 2-1/2 cups water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup seedless raisins (optional)
InstructionsPlace the apples in a large Dutch oven. Add water, sugar, and cinnamon. Set on medium -- low heat and simmer until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and puree with a rotary beater on slowest speed to the desired consistency.
Stir in the raisins. When the sauce has cooled, pour it into a glass or plastic container and store in the refrigerator. Serve either warm or cold.