Autumn Applesauce with Warm Almond Milk

Now that fall has arrived, my kitchen has taken on the aromas of vanilla, cinnamon, and apples. One of my family’s favorite recipes is our homemade applesauce. It can be eaten plain, enjoyed with a variety of toppings, and used for baking. It’s a staple item that we always have on hand!

Homemade applesauce is super simple to make, and you can use any variety of apples and adjust the spices to your liking. For those with a sweeter palette, you can even add in a couple tablespoons of honey.

So grab your peeler, gather your apples, and get to work! This autumn applesauce will make the perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving table.

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. Apples peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Earth Fare Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Earth Fare Organic Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Earth Fare Organic Nutmeg
  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Place all the ingredients for the applesauce into a large pot on the stove. Cook over medium heat for 20-25 minutes until apples are soft. Adjust spices as necessary.
  2. While the apples cook prepare, the almond milk. Combine the almond milk and vanilla in a small saucepan and whisk together. Cook until warmed, but not boiling.
  3. Using an immersion blender, mix together the applesauce mixture until smooth.
  4. When serving the applesauce, top with 1 tablespoon (more or less if desired) almond milk and sprinkle with almonds.