Homemade Applesauce


  • 12 apples
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • cinnamon
  • Put peeled and quartered apples in the Instant Pot. Add all remaining ingredients, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  • Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 3 minutes.
  • When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 15 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer cooked apples to a large-capacity blender or food processor.
  • Process until smooth and uniform. Add additional pot juices 1/4 cup at a time to achieve desired consistency.
  • Serve warm or cold with additional cinnamon and/or cinnamon sticks for garnish.
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