Apple Puree 🍎
Apples are high in fiber, making them a good choice for digestive health. They are also a good source of vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system, and other antioxidants that help protect cells from damage.
APPLE PUREE RECIPE 🍎
Yields: Approximately 2 cups / 16 oz / 500 ml
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes
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- cutting board, peeler, knife, potato masher (optional), measuring cup, medium saucepan, blender or bullet (this is my favourite)
- 6 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
- 1 cup water (or more as needed)
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
- Peel, core and chunk apples into a medium saucepan.
- Add water and cinnamon (if using).
- Turn to medium heat and cover with a lid.
- Cook for about 20-25 minutes, or until apples are easily pierced by a fork. Add water as needed.
- Allow to cool.
- Pour into a blender and puree, or use a fork and mash.
Apples can burn fast, so make sure to add water as needed, use a lid and don't walk away for too long! Cook time will depend on the size of your apple chunks and heat. I often find it takes longer than I expect to make this. So double the recipe if you use lots of applesauce to save yourself time.
Apple puree will last in the fridge for about 5-7 days and in the freezer for about 6 months. To freeze, portion out the puree into ice cube trays and transfer to an airtight container once frozen, or use a silicone freezer tray with a lid
Did you know
Apples are one of the most common foods choked on foods for children under the age of three. Do not offer your child apple slices until at least 9 months of age.