How do you drink applesauce?
Stick a straw through the metal rapper and sip
Homemade applesauce is brown with a hint of red in it if you leave the skins on the apples. The kind you buy from the store never has the skins on while the apples are cooking; therefore the applesauce turns out yellow. My mom makes applesauce all the time, so I know all about homemade applesauce. :-)
Applesauce is usually used in recipes to either replace the oil or the sugar. If the applesauce is a replacement for oil, you can use a 1:1 ratio and use oil instead of applesauce. If the applesauce is a replacement for sugar, you can use a 1:1 ratio, but will need to increase the amount of liquid by 1/4 cup for every cup of sugar. Other alternatives would be to make your own applesauce or…
For those who wish to reduce the fat content of the finished product, replacing oil with applesauce will cut calories and fat without adversely affecting the texture. If you are substituting applesauce for shortening, you use half the amount of applesauce. So, 1/2 cup shortening is replaced with 1/4 cup applesauce.