How to Make Applesauce in the Slow Cooker
Learn How to Make Applesauce in the Slow Cooker using this simple tutorial featuring fresh apples, a hint of lemon, cinnamon, and brown sugar!
- 8 apples medium
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 slice lemon peel
- 5 tsp light brown sugar unpacked
- 1 stick cinnamon
Spray your slow cooker crock with nonstick cooking spray
Peel, core, and slice your apples and place inside the slow cooker.
Using a vegetable peeler, peel a single slice of peel from the lemon and drop into the slow cooker with the apples
Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice over the apples from the lemon you just peeled
Add the brown sugar then stir to mix all ingredients with the apples
Place your cinnamon stick in the slow cooker with the mixture, then place the lid to seal.
Set your slow cooker to low heat setting and cook for 6 hours stirring every 1-2 hours.
Once done cooking, remove the cinnamon stick and lemon peel.
If you like a chunky applesauce, then leave as is to serve. If you prefer smooth, allow it to cool before blending to the desired texture.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for future use once completely cooled.
Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg