Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Instant Pot Applesauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Natural Release10 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best applesauce recipe, easy instant pot applesauce recipe, instant pot applesauce, pressure cook applesauce recipe
Servings: 6


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 5 lbs apples (Gala, Fuji, Jonagold, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious or Golden Delicious) peeled & cored
  • ½ cup water
  • cup honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


  • Add apples, honey, salt, lemon juice, cinnamon and water to the cooker.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 8 minutes, followed by a natural release (approx. 10 minutes).  Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid. 
  • Use a potato masher or forks to smash the apples until almost smooth. Optional: use a hand held blender and mix until smooth.

Serve warm or cold. Garnish with ground cinnamon.