Instant Pot Applesauce: All-natural, no sugar added, homemade applesauce, ready in 4 minutes!
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Instant Pot Applesauce

All-natural, no sugar added, homemade applesauce, ready in 4 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time19 mins
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: freshaprilflours.com

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds apples peeled (or unpeeled, if desired), cored, and sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick OR 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Place the apple slices, water, lemon/lime juice, and cinnamon into the pot of an Instant Pot.
  • Put the lid on your Instant Pot and make sure the lever is pointed to "sealing." Press "manual," and use the "+" or "-" button to set the timer to 4 minutes. It will take about 10 minutes for your Instant Pot to come to pressure.
  • When the timer beeps, immediately and carefully release the steam. When it stops hissing, carefully remove the lid.
  • Allow apples to cool a bit before removing the cinnamon stick (if you used it) and mashing apples to desired consistency. I used a whisk for chunkier applesauce, but you can use an immersion blender or regular blender to make a smoother consistency.
  • Allow applesauce to cool completely before serving. Applesauce stays fresh in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks, and it freezes well, up to 3 months. Thaw in refrigerator overnight.