Baked Cinnamon Applesauce

By ADW|2024-04-19T13:20:51-04:00Updated: April 15th, 2009|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments


  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, quartered
  • 3 pounds Royal Gala or Braeburn apples, peeled, cored, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cups Equal Spoonful or 12 packets Equal sweetener


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Grate peel of orange and lemon and place in 3-quart glass or non-corrosive casserole dish with cover.
  3. Squeeze juice from orange and lemon and add to grated orange and lemon.
  4. Toss apples, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg together and add it to casserole dish.
  5. Cover casserole with lid and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Remove from oven and let stand – covered for 30 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove lid and stir to break up apples. Add in the Equal and stir again so mixture is even.
  8. Serve warm or refrigerate covered for several hours.

Food Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 12 Servings
Calories:    129
Protein:    0g
Carbohydrate:    27g
Fat:    3g
Cholesterol:    8g
Sodium:    1mg


Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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