Apple and Crabapple Sauce


Crabapples add interest to this very tart sauce for filling cream puffs, pastries, and crepes.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
2 quarts


  • 5 pounds red apples - peeled, cored and diced

  • 1 ½ pounds crabapples, cleaned and chopped

  • 1 cup fresh apple cider

  • 2 cups white sugar, or to taste


  1. In a large pot, combine the red apples, crab apples, and apple cider. Simmer over low heat until apples are completely soft, about 3 hours. Stir in sugar to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

211 Calories
0g Fat
55g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 211
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 235mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.