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Brown Sauce - Rosie's special recipe!

Make this lovely sauce and breakfast will never be the same again


Apples, Cooking
1 kg
Onions (medium),
Peeled and chopped
450 g
1 kg
Malt Vinegar
600 oz
Sea Salt
1 tsp
Ginger, ground
1 tsp
dry powder
1 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
1 half tsp
Muscavado Sugar
8 oz
225 g

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Apples, Cooking
Onions (medium)

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  1. Cook onions in a little water until soft
  2. Add peeled and chopped apples, dates, spices and vinegar. Cook over a low heat until very soft
  3. Add sugar and a little more vinegar if needed, but the mixture needs to become quite thick
  4. Either process the sauce in a goblet liquidiser, or push through a sieve
  5. Return to the pan and reheat gently
  6. Bottle and seal while hot
  7. Don’t eat breakfast without it!

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
20 mins
Cooking time:
1 hour 30 mins
Total time:
1 hour 50 mins

How much?

Makes approx. 6 250ml bottles

Look after it

Will store well for at least a year

This information is based on the standard recipe quantities and has not be updated by Rosie's Ingredient calculator

What to put it in

A classic sauce in a classic 250ml hexagonal bottle