Homemade Extra Sweet Applesauce

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes



  • 4 medium apples
  • 3/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • Optional: 2-4 tbsps coconut sugar


  1. Peel and dice the apples.
  2. Add everything to a pot.
  3. Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to medium, cover, and cook for 15 mins until the apples are fork-tender.
  4. Take off the lid and let it continue to cook for approximately 5 more minutes to allow some of the excess liquid to evaporate if necessary.
  5. Remove from the heat and mash with a potato masher until the texture is as chunky as you like.
  6. Enjoy warm or chilled, but keep leftovers in the fridge.