Apple and pear sauce recipe

(12 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.

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