How to make Apple, Sage and Cider Sauce | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Apple, Sage and Cider Sauce

This sauce is absolutely delicious - make some!


Olive Oil
4 tbsp
20 ml
Onions (medium),
Peeled and chopped
2 each
Apples, Cooking
1.5 kg
Sugar, White granulated
5 oz
150 g
Sage Leaves, fresh
20 each
Cider, any flavour
12 fl oz
375 ml
Salted or unsalted, cut into small cubes
5 g

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Onions (medium)
Apples, Cooking
Sugar, White granulated

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  1. Peel and chop the apples and onions
  2. Put the butter and oil together in a large pan, cook the onion until soft and translucent and then add the apples.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, add the cider, sugar and sage leaves and cook until the apples are really soft.
  4. Either sieve the contents of the pan or use a food processor, blending until smooth.
  5. Bottle into warm sterilised bottles. Use within 2 months or sterilise by the waterbath method to increase shelf life to one year.
  6. Great with rich meats.

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
10 mins
Cooking time:
15 mins
Total time:
25 mins

How much?

Makes approx. 3-4 250ml bottles

Look after it

Use within 2 months or sterilise in a waterbath

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