Earl Grey Applesauce

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 5-6
YIELD: 2 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour 1/3 cup boiling water over teabag in small cup and let steep for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, peel, core, and wedge apples.
  • Combine apples and tea in a medium saucepan, discarding bag.
  • Split vanilla bean pod and scrape seeds into pan.
  • Add bean pod.
  • Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring a few times.
  • Add prunes and lemon zest and cook at a moderate simmer for 10 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • (Remove from heat when apples are starting to break up and are soft enough to be mashed.) Remove vanilla bean.
  • Mash apples with potato masher to whatever consistency you prefer.
  • Stir in sugar, cloves, and lemon juice, if desired, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Serve at any temperature desired.
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