Easy Homemade Applesauce for baby using Instant pot

Homemade Applesauce for baby is a perfect healthy snack for babies & toddlers. With just a basic ingredient being apple, this is an easy recipe that can be prepared within 10 minutes and tastes better than the store bought applesauce.

With an instant pot, you can make this within 5 minutes as it takes 2 mins to steam the apples in instant pot. With no added ingredient, this applesauce makes a great food with loaded fiber and iron content for babies. You can easily store them in refrigerator or freezer an use it for cooking your favorite recipe. My kids love to snack on applesauce as a snack. I also try to make oatmeal, pancakes, yogurt and other recipes using the homemade applesauce.

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Homemade Applesauce for Baby

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With no added sugar and ready in 10 minutes, this applesauce is perfect for babies and toddlers and can be customized according to your preference. Use this applesauce to make other versatile recipes.

My kids love to snack on applesauce! With its soft creamy texture and the natural sweetness, applesauce can be used to switch up the flavors and experiment with varieties. I use applesauce to make pancakes, oatmeal/ porridges and many other baking recipes.

Apple also helps with constipation in babies. You can use this apple sauce to help your baby relieve from constipation. Mayo clinic suggests serving apple as part of everyday meal to babies.

Can babies eat homemade applesauce?

With no added sugar or salt, homemade applesauce makes a perfect & delicious snack option for babies. And the fact being homemade, you can also be sure of no added preservatives in it. The basic ingredient of this recipe is apple and water which makes a great option for babies especially if they are constipated.

Is apple puree the same as applesauce?

Apple puree and applesauce are similar and are prepared in the same way. Except that the applesauce can be of varied texture based on the preference.

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What do you need to make this quick homemade applesauce?

All you need to make homemade applesauce for baby are:

  • Apples – 2
  • Water – 1/2 cup

Making homemade Applesauce

It is simple to make this homemade applesauce at home. Here are the brief steps to follow:

  • Peel the apple skin and remove the cores.
  • Chop apple into small pieces and add them in an instant pot with half a cup of water in it.
  • Steam them for 2 minutes in an instant pot. Or cook it on stove top in simmer flame until it is soft.
  • Make sure not to overcook. It makes the applesauce dry.
  • Mash the soft cooked apple using a blender to the required texture.
  • Cooldown and store the applesauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

How do you store homemade apple puree for baby?

  • Homemade applesauce can be stored in an air tight container and can be stored in refrigerator for up to a week.
  • To store it longer, you can freeze them for up to 2 weeks.
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Recipes using Applesauce

  • Applesauce is a simple recipe which can be used as a snack for babies and toddlers.
  • Applesauce can be mixed with yogurt and served to babies and toddlers.
  • Add Applesauce, egg and oats to make an easy applesauce pancake that can be enjoyed by babies and toddlers.
  • Mix applesauce to cooked oats and cinnamon to make applesauce porridge.

Other Baby/ Toddler Recipes

Check out other Baby recipes that you can try for your baby and/ or toddler:

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Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Rashmi Madhwaraj
With no added sugar and ready in 10 minutes, this applesauce is perfect for babies and toddlers and can be customized according to your preference. Use this applesauce to make other versatile recipes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Serving

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Apples
  • 1/2 cup Water

Instructions
 

  • Peel the apple skin and remove the cores.
  • Chop apple into small pieces and add them in an instant pot with half a cup of water in it.
  • Steam them for 2 minutes in an instant pot. Or cook it on stove top in simmer flame until it is soft.
  • Make sure not to overcook. It makes the applesauce dry.
  • Mash the soft cooked apple using a blender to the required texture.
  • Cool down and store the applesauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Notes

  • Use this simple applesauce to make any recipe that your kid enjoys.
  • Store the applesauce in the refrigerator for up to a week and in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.
  • Use a sweet crisp apple to make it naturally sweet. Fuji & Gala are my choices mostly.
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