October 10, 2022

Instant Pot Apple Sauce in 5 minutes

CROCKTOBER continues with the magic of apple sauce, made in the Instant Pot in 5 minutes. You can decide if you want your applesauce chunky or smooth, and you can have a sweet sauce with way less sugar than the package’s variety. Store in a Mason jar in the refrigerator. ⁠

What can you do with Applesauce? So many things like:

  1. Use it as a cheese board spread
  2. Oatmeal is just better with applesauce topping
  3. Garnish a caramel and vanilla ice cream sundae. It’s like an apple pie without the crust.
  4. Stir it into quick bread or muffin batter
  5. Top a pork chop
Instant Pot Apple Sauce

Instant Pot Apple Sauce

Yield: 6 Servings

Chucky yet delicious homemade applesauce is easy


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • pinch of cloves
  • pinch of mace
  • 1 tsp of kosher salt
  • 8-10 medium size apples peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp of honey
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice


  1. Add the spices to the Instant Pot with the water and mix well
  2. Add in the apples and pour the syrup, honey, and lemon juice on top
  3. Secure the lid and hit Manua High Pressure for 5 minutes. When done, natural release for 5 minutes and open the pot
  4. Give it a good stir together, and you’re done!
  5. You can mash a potato masher to get the consistency you want.
  6. If you want it more puréed blend it right in the pot with an immersion blender to the desired consistency.
  7. Store in a Mason Jar in the refrigerator
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