Orange-spiced Applesauce

Eat your heart out Motts

Eat your heart out Motts

This applesauce is easy to make and tastes so much better than any commercial brand. Why buy when you can make something that tastes better, costs less and is far healthier?  For other versions go here and here. I used red delicious for this but any sweet apple will work. This will keep in the freezer forever.

Orange Applesauce

  • 4 lbs apples skinned, cored and cut into small dice
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 3-5 tbsp honey

In a large pot zest and juice the orange. Add the apples and cloves and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil then turn heat to medium and cook until apples are soft enough to mash. Mash to desired consistency and add honey to taste. Cook until thick. Serve hot or cold.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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5 Responses to Orange-spiced Applesauce

  1. Kristy says:

    I’ll have to give this one a shot. I love applesauce, but the recipe I use (my grandma’s) is definitely relegated to a “sometimes food” with the amount of sugar in it!

  2. TasteFood says:

    How lovely with orange.

  3. Carolyn Chan says:

    I would never have thought to put orange in applesauce and it sounds delicious!

  4. ChgoJohn says:

    You’re so right, Greg. Once you learn how to make applesauce, there’s really no reason to buy it.

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