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Chai Spiced Chunky Applesauce

Chai Spiced Chunky Applesauce that is full of flavor and only takes five minutes to make using a pressure cooker.  Use this basic recipe to customize the flavor and texture to your preference.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apples, applesauce, instant pot, pressure cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 40 ounces
Calories 30kcal
Author Emily Grace



  • 2 1/2 pounds Honeycrisp apples
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Chop the apples into 1/8 sections and remove the seeds.
  • Add all of the ingredients to the pressure cooker and mix well.
  • Close the lid to the pressure cooker. Cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes. Allow to natural release.
  • Use a wooden spoon to mash the mixture for a chunky texture or use an immersion blender for a smoother texture.



Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg