Cran-Apple Sauce

This is a recipe I created as a challenge to create a cranberry sauce without added sweeteners. It might be a little light on cranberries to qualify in some people’s minds but it was all I had on hand and I’d definitely add more next time.

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~4 lb apples (3 Fuji and 1 Granny Smith)
9 oz frozen cranberries
3 tsp crushed ginger
1 large lime (zest and juice)
1 large orange (zest and sections)
~2 tbsp ground cinnamon

Core and chop apples and place everything in a 6 qt electric pressure cooker. Cook on high for 25 minutes and let pressure release on its own (the pot was pretty full and I didn’t want a venting explosion). Open and let cool a bit. Blend to desired consistency.

Notes: It tastes very good right now. I can taste the ginger a bit and the cranberries but I might go a little higher proportionally next time. I get a hint of the citrus zest. I’ll have to see how the flavor develops in the next day or two. More cinnamon wouldn’t hurt. 😏 I might add rhubarb next time, too, to kick it up a notch! Ground cloves might be a nice addition, too.