Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I just adore cardamom! If you enjoy it like I do give this a try! Depending on how sweet your apples are adjust the sugar. Cinnamon can be replaced for the cardamom.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in heavy medium saucepan. Cover, bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until apples are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Cool slightly. Transfer to food processor; puree. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.).
Most Helpful

Great recipe! I only made half of it. I used granny smith and galas, less than 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, and the cardamom. I used a potato masher so there would be some chunks of apple. Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT7-Switzerland.

CJAY June 19, 2011

Excellent! Not too sweet. Everyone loved it. The interesting thing is that people liked the taste and assumed it had cinnamon in it, not cardamom. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing!

brian48195 September 29, 2013

I can't add to the review of this recipe other than all the other glowing reviews it has received.
I used a variety of apples that had to be used up in the fridge including but not limited to fujis. A dollop of Nancy's whole milk yogurt and light sprinkle of cardamom was the icing on the cake so to speak. Reviewed for Veg Tag January.

COOKGIRl January 20, 2011