Applesauce with Pineapple and Berries Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Pressure-Cooker

Applesauce With Pineapple And Berries Pressure Cooker Recipe


Makes 5 cups – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 4 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 3 pounds apples (6 to 7 large apples), peeled, cored, and cut into wedges or chunks
  • 1 cup fresh or IQF (no need to thaw) blueberries or halved strawberries
  • 1 (4-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice or 1 cup finely chopped peeled fresh pineapple
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar or light brown sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker, combine the apples, berries, pineapple, and water
  2. Close and lock the lid
  3. Set the burner heat to high
  4. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  5. Set a timer to cook for 4 minutes
  6. Remove the pot from the heat
  7. Open the cooker with the Natural Release method; let stand for 15 minutes
  8. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  9. Stir in the sugar, adding it to taste, particularly if you’re using fresh pineapple
  10. Stir in the butter until melted
  11. Add the cinnamon if using
  12. With an immersion blender, puree the sauce in the pot to the consistency you prefer
  13. Use immediately or let cool completely and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 5 days or in the freezer up to 1 month

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