Honey in applesauce

nosnowtnNovember 6, 2012

Hi,

Longtime lurker here. I have apples simmering on the stove at the moment for sauce. If I decide they need to be a little sweeter after they cook down, could I use honey?

I'm a beekeeper and my girls had a really good year. I know that there is some type of botulism present in honey and I tell my customers with young ones to consult their pediatricians before giving it to the kids. Any issues with using it?

Any other ideas for using honey would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Joan

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

JMO but I wouldn't use honey. Not only would it affect the texture but if you sell/gift it using honey would add another safety concern to deal with.

If just for personal use why not try some in a small batch and see if it appeals to you? How much would you have to use to replace the sugar, how would it hold up chilled, does it crystalize at all, etc?

Dave

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 5:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Linda_Lou(SW Wa.)

You can put it in applesauce as long as you do not feed to small children.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2012 at 10:04PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Cranberry Vinegar
Every few years I make a batch of cranberry vinegar...
CA Kate
what i put up 2015
Looks like it's time to start this thread again, so...
misskimmie
Thanks Harvest Forum
I didn't grow up canning and learned relatively late....
gardengalrn6
You can't just tell me I can't use half gallon jars....
..... for canning anything but juice, and that I can't...
farmerboybill
Current Botulism cases
The Oregon State Public Health Lab has confirmed that...
Linda_Lou
Sponsored Products
Honey Adjustable Nursing Stool
$28.99 | zulily
Lucerne Outdoor Pendant by Troy Lighting
$364.00 | Lumens
Baxton Studio Kislear Honeyed Veneer Modern End Table
Overstock.com
Six-Light Honey Oak 36-Inch Bath Strip
$54.95 | Bellacor
Honey Bear 19" High Swing Arm Wall Lamp
Lamps Plus
Pfaltzgraff 'Dolce' Honey 16-piece Dinnerware Set
Overstock.com
Eames Lounge and Ottoman
Design Within Reach
Matelasse European Sham 26"Sq. - HONEY
$190.00 | Horchow
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™