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Get the recipe: Homemade Strawberry Applesauce (Extra Easy!)

5 stars (3 ratings)
This Homemade Strawberry Applesauce is made with lots of strawberries (2 heaping cups), apples, a drizzle of vanilla extract, and a pinch of cinnamon. No added sugar! It’s very easy to make stovetop, and is full of bold fruit flavor.

Ingredients 

  • 6 large apples peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 heaping cups strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions 

  • Simmer Apples: In a large stockpot, bring the apples, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer over medium-low heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    A silver sauce pan with some green apples, cinnamon and vanilla.
  • Add Strawberries: Add in the strawberries, stir, cover and then cook for another 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.
    A silver sauce pan with chopped apples and strawberries cooking.
  • Blend: For a chunky sauce, mash the apples and strawberries with the back of a wooden spoon. For a smoother sauce, transfer all ingredients into a blender or food processor and puree for 30-60 seconds or until you achieve your desired consistency. I pureed mine for 45 seconds using an immersion blender. If pureeing for baby, puree for 1-2 minutes or until very smooth.
    A silver saucepan with blended strawberry applesauce.
  • Eat: Serve or transfer to an air-tight container.
    A jar of strawberry applesauce being held by hand against a white background.

Notes

Age: 6+ months
Storage: store in an air-tight container for 1 week in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer. 
 
Calories: 145kcal, Carbohydrates: 37g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 5mg, Potassium: 354mg, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 27g, Vitamin A: 123IU, Vitamin C: 53mg, Calcium: 25mg, Iron: 1mg

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