Apple sauce with cinnamon


Tasty and healthy, serve for breakfast, as a sauce for dessert. Serve, warm or chilled, with vanilla ice-cream or vanilla yogurt.


4 lb apple (cooking apples such as Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, McIntosh)
1 T peel (lemon peel, fine strips)
1 cinnamon (1 stick 3 inch long)
4 T juice (fresh lemon juice)
1⁄4 c sugar (brown sugar, the darker, the better)
1⁄8 c sugar (whie sugar, might be less)
1 c water
1 pn salt


Peel, core and cut the apples into small chunks. Place all ingredients into a large pot and cover. Bring apples to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.

Remove from heat and discard lemon peel and cinnamon stick. Mash the apples with a potato masher until smooth.

Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 30 minutes
Total time
45 minutes
8 servings

North American cuisine