Easy Instant Pot 4 Ingredient Homemade Applesauce is a simple, quick pressure cooker recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to cook from start to finish! This applesauce is free of refined sugar, is gluten-free and is kid-friendly, adults will love it, too! Load up on this for fall and back to school!
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Easy Instant Pot Homemade Applesauce Recipe Tips:
- You can use whatever apples you like. I used honey crisp and Granny Smith.
- You can also choose to add the apples to the pot with the peels. Peeled is my preferred method.
- Allow the Instant Pot to naturally release steam when it indicates it has finished. Apples work just fine in the Instant Pot without a quick release.
- Load the applesauce up with your favorite toppings for the perfect treat!
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Easy Instant Pot 4 Ingredient Homemade Applesauce
- 8 apples peeled and cored I used 4 honey crisp and 4 Granny Smith
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 lemon (juice of)
- Add all of the ingredients to the Instant Pot and stir.
- Cook for 8 minutes on Manual > High-Pressure Cooking.
- When the Instant Pot indicates it has finished, allow the steam to release naturally for at least 5 minutes. (Instead of quick release)
- Open the pot and mash the applesauce with a potato masher. I didn’t have to do this for very long. The texture was almost perfect when I removed the lid.
- Cool before serving.
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