Apple and pear sauce recipe

(13 ratings)

This fruity and sweet apple and pear sauce is easy to make a great way of using up fresh fruit. Perfect for serving with pork or pies

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Fed up with ordinary apple sauce? Why not try this tasty apple and pear sauce with your roast pork this weekend. The pear pieces hold their shape, resulting in a sweet and chunky sauce that is the perfect partner to pork. It couldn’t be easier to make, and it tastes so much better than a shop-bought version. It only takes 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook. Add a citrus kick to the sauce by adding in some orange zest.


  • 1 medium cooking apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pear, peeled and chopped
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 2tbsp apple juice
  • Salt and pepper




  1. Place the apple, pear, apple juice and sugar into a saucepan.
  2. Cook over a low heat for around 25 mins, until the apple has broken down.
  3. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
Top Tip for making Apple and pear sauce

Try adding a pinch of orange zest, it really brings out the fruity flavours.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies