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Caramel Applesauce with Cumin

caramel applesauce with cumn

Creamy, sweet applesauce with just a hint of cumin—eat this on its own or as the perfect pairing with sweet potato latkes.

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  • 3 cupsServings


  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2 McIntosh apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted margarine
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin (optional)


1. In a large bowl, toss all the apples with lemon juice and set aside.

2. Melt margarine in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sugar and cook until the sugar begins to brown.

3. Add apples, and cook until they are soft enough to mash, about 8 minutes.

4. Stir in cinnamon, cumin and salt. 

5.  Remove from heat. Mash with food processor or by hand. Serve warm or at room temperature

Tips: Delicious served with Sweet Potato Latkes

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