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Super Duper Applesauce (Grandma's Secret Revealed)

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"For years my grandma made this sauce. It is amazingly delicious, do try it."
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8 h 35 m servings 66
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place 1 apple in a bowl. Cover with water. Let soak until soft, 8 hours to overnight. Drain, reserving soaking water.
  2. Transfer soaked apple to a large pot. Mix in lemon juice and honey. Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, until consistency is very soft, about 15 minutes. Add remaining 2 apples to the pot. Continue simmering, adding some of the soaking water, until applesauce reaches desired consistency, 15 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 66 calories; 0.2 17.6 0.3 0 1 Full nutrition

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Thank goodness your grandma revealed this secret. Super creamy and super-duper delicious indeed. Don't change a thing. Thank you for the recipe.

I made this with some apples I had to use up,so glad that I did.This is really good and the only thing I added was some cinnamon.Thanks for your recipe.

Scaled up to 28 servings to make 8 cups. I will be using the applesauce in baked goods so I will update my review once I know how compatible it is with other recipes. As is, the applesauce is ve...