Homemade Baked Applesauce

Recipe courtesy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Clean 

Yields: 12 servings 

Homemade Baked Applesauce 

Baked Applesauce


  • 7 or 8 medium Fuji apples, peeled, cored and roughly sliced
  • 4 TB. water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 TB. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 TB. honey
  • 2 TB. fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. In a large bowl mix apples with water, cinnamon, lemon juice, honey, orange juice and vanilla until all pieces are coated.
  2. Pour into 13×9-inch roasting pan and spread evenly. Cover tightly with foil. Bake for 45 minutes. Take out of oven, uncover and stir. Cover tightly again and bake for another 45 minutes.
  3. When done, remove from oven. Let cool for a few minutes. Mash with a potato masher or a fork until chunky. Use a food processor for a smoother texture.
  4. Serve warm or cold. Will keep in fridge for 2 weeks.

Nutritional Facts: 73 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g protein, 19 g carbs, 15 g sugars, 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 1 mg sodium. Serving Size: 1/3 cup.

Recipe courtesy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Clean.

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