Preparation info

  • Yield: 1 bushel of apples for approx.

    25 quarts

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Amish Canning & Preserving

Amish Canning & Preserving

By Laura Anne Lapp

Published 2019

  • About

Applesauce is the main fruit I can, usually three bushels every year. Amish people traditionally serve applesauce at all meals except breakfast. It is served as a side to almost everything, even soup. My own family eats applesauce with their pizza. My husband grew up eating it that way, and now our boys prefer that, too. I just smile and watch them dip their pizza in their applesauce. Ginger Gold or similar “sweet” apples need less sugar than more tart ones such as the Smokehouse variety, a