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Homemade: Apple Sauce

Updated: Jul 30, 2022

It's the end of apple season and the local varieties are endless. Here in Nova Scotia, apple season can go right up until the end of October. The store shelves are still filled with delicious apples and it just so happens, so is your pantry.

There's only so many apples you are able to eat in a day before they start turning brown on you. Why not preserve a couple by making an easy homemade apple sauce. No, don't be silly it's not just for kids, but they will love it too! Making homemade apple sauce is WAY better than store bought because you can control the taste and how fresh the apples are.


Equipment Needed

- Medium Saucepan

- Spoon

- Cutting board

- Knife

- and/or Peeler


Apple Sauce

with Dark Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15-20 mins Yield: 1 cup

*Easily double the ingredients for a higher yield


  • 4 medium or 6 small Apples of your choosing, peeled, cored, and chopped into slices (local)

  • 3/4 cup Water

  • 1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar

  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon


  1. Easily combine apples, dark brown sugar, cinnamon and water in a saucepan on medium heat. Cover, and cook for 15-20 minutes stirring occasionally. Done... Seriously. That's all.

If you make this recipe, I'd love to see it! Tag #jobinkitchengarden on Instagram or on Facebook and let me know!

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