Knock your sauce off and save energy

Did you know that a slow cooker uses 65 per cent less energy in seven hours than an electric oven uses in just one hour? Try this slow-cooker no-fuss apple sauce recipe from Hydro One that the whole family will enjoy.

Slow cooker apple sauce

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 6 to 7 hours

Serves: 6


• 8 medium apples (8 cups)

• 120 mL (1/2 cup) apple juice, cider or water

• 15 mL (1tsp) ground cinnamon

• 60 mL (1/4 cup) brown sugar or maple syrup (optional)


1. Peel, core and slice apples. Combine with the other ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours.

2. Stir for a chunkier texture or purée for a smooth sauce. Serve warm or cold.

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