Pear (Apple) Sauce – Canning What You Grow

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Holly shows how to make and can pear or apple sauce.

8 pounds apples or pears – cored and quartered
2 cups water
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 to 1 1/4 cups sugar.

Put apples(pears), water, and lemon juice in stock pot. Cook until soft, stirring often.

Run apples through food mill or sieve.

Put apple mixture back in pot, add sugar for taste. Cook until boiling and desired consistency.

Ladle into quart or pint jars. 1/2 inch headspace. Wipe rims. Adjust 2 piece caps. Can pints for 15 min, quarts for 20 min,

Remove from canner, remove rings, label and store when cooled.



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