Recipe for Appelmoes
And no – it’s not appelsauce
If you are used to the typically english habit of having a little bit of applesauce with your dinner – then you are in for a real treat.
Appelmoes is a typically dutch food, loved by children & adults alike.
You can add it to virtually any food – ideal with chips, main meals or fantastic with kappucijners.
Go into any dutch shop & you will find many different types of varieties – from smooth to bits, from plain to premium.
For example most big supermarkets will have over 30 varieties.
How do you make appelmoes ?
It’s very easy to make at home.
The video below has an introduction or read further down..
To make appelmoes you will need:
- 1 kg Apples
- 1 Lemon
- 1 Tablespoon Sugar
- 1 Tea spoon Cinnamon
How to prepare
Peel the apples, cut them in 4 and take out the core. Then cut them into smaller bits. Cut the lemon in half, and squeeze out the juice.
Add the applepieces to 100 ml water in a large pan, add 1 table spoon lemon juice, 1 table spoon sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Heat until boiling.
Turn down the heat, partly cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes. Stirring now and then.
Remove the lid and switch of the heat. For a smooth appelmoes use either a potato masher or use a blender for 1 minute, for one with bits just leave.
Spoon into a dish – and eat (quickly) before the kids get to it.
You can save the appelmoes in a fridge for a couple of days.