|Preparation||Resting||Cooking||Start to finish|
|33 min.||30 min.||10 min.||1 hour 13 min.|
|1||Peel 1 kg apple, cut into four and remove the core, then cut each quarter into small pieces, and put in a pan.
1st important note: It's important that apple pieces are small, and of regular size, so that they cook quickly and evenly.
|2||Add 3 tablespoons caster sugar to apples, then 1 teaspoon Vanilla sugar, and pour in 4 tablespoons water and juice of ½ lemon.
2nd important note: Don't add too much water, only the minimum to produce a compote and not a soup.
|3||Cover and put on low heat, until apples are just tender (approximately 10 minutes).
3rd important note: Cover the pan tightly, to conserve the small amount of water and prevent apples from burning.
|4||Take off heat and remove lid.
4th important note: You don't need to cook a long time, the longer you cook, the more the fruit loose their vitamins.
|5||Not absolutely needed, but if you like it smooth, Blend briefly to obtain desired consistency.||1 min.|
|6||Leave to cool by placing bottom of pan in cold water for 30 minutes, and stirring from time to time.||30 min.|
|7||Transfer to a jar or other sealed container, and keep in the fridge.|
|8||You can also watch this small video which summarize the recipe.|
For 750 g : 1.82 €
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