Retro Homemade Applesauce

Our trees are providing (as usual) a tremendous amount of apples. A good way to use loads of them is Swedish traditional apple sauce.

Handmade for best result.

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First remove all the damaged parts, there were hardly any these apples are really nice.

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Added some water and let them slowly boil on low temperature until mashed.

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Scooped them up on this grid thingy

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Pushed through the sauce part, all the seeds and larger particles can then be removed.

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Slightly less than half of the apples in pic 1, is ca 1900 g (excluding the bowl) of apple mash.

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Warming apple mash together with sugar while stirring.

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It needs to be brought to a gentle boil and simmer for some time while stirring.

Adding some ascorbic acid and preservatives. It’s better to stir it out first in a small amount of apple mash than directly adding it.

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Apple sauce is now ready. This sauce is best preserved frozen. That way we can take out little at the time
without worrying about it going old.

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Well, better get on with the second batch.. looking out the window, you’d think I’d never even touched the tree… I will have to get inventive about apples, and what to do with them. Such a waste to throw them away.

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