This Pressure Cooker Applesauce Recipe made from fresh apples is so delicious and ridiculously easy to make!
Looking for a quick and easy way to make homemade applesauce? Go grab your Instant Pot! This Pressure Cooker Applesauce Recipe is done in a fraction of the time that it would take to make applesauce on the stove or crockpot! Plus… it will make your home smell AMAZING! It’s such a healthy snack, and even the kiddos will love it!
Once you taste this homemade applesauce, you’ll have a hard time going back to store-bought! It’s fresh, simple to make, and easily adaptable to your tastes… like doubling up on the cinnamon for extra flavor! It’s definitely a favorite with our family.
Another bonus is it’s the perfect Homemade Applesauce for Baby! You’ll always know exactly what fresh ingredients your baby is eating! Making your own baby food will save you SO much money, and extras can be stocked up in your refrigerator or freezer for later!
Are you ready to make some Pressure Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce, too? Oh, and did I mention it’s just 5 Ingredients? EASY!
Here’s what you’ll do…
Pressure Cooker Applesauce Recipe
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- 10-12 medium Gala Apples (approx. 4 pounds)
- 2 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
- ½ cup Water
- 1 teaspoon granulated Sugar
- ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
- Peel and core Apples.
- Cut peeled Apples into small thin pieces.
- Place Water, Apples, Cinnamon, Sugar, and Vanilla into Pressure Cooker and stir with large wooden spoon until well combined.
- Instant Pot Cooking Instructions: Cook on Manual, High Pressure, 8 minutes
- Crock Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions: Select Beans/Chili, High Pressure, 8 minutes, Start
- Once Apples are done, naturally release pressure before removing lid.
- Allow Apples to cool in Pressure Cooker for 10 more minutes .
- Place a large colander in kitchen sink and line with two to three large pieces of cheese cloth.
- Transfer cooked Apples from Pressure Cooker into cheese cloth lined colander.
- Pick up cheese cloth from corners, twist at the top, and strain excess water from cooked Apples.
- Transfer drained Apples to large mixing bowl.
- For chunkier applesauce, mash with a potato masher. For smoother applesauce, mix with a hand mixer until desired consistency.
- Transfer to mason jars and store in refrigerator. Enjoy once chilled!
- For baby food, transfer applesauce to food processor or blender, and puree until smooth. (You may need to add additional water to achieve desired silky baby food consistency)
- Transfer to baby food containers and store in the refrigerator up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 30 days.
In the Fridge: Store up to 5 days.
In the Freezer: Store up to 3 months.
What You’ll Need For This Recipe:
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