[VIDEO] Homemade Cinnamon Apple Filling

How To Make Homemade Cinnamon Apple Filling

This Cinnamon Apple Filling is one of my most used Fall recipe. As simple as it is, this Apple filling made a lot of my Fall recipe absolutely delicious. I used it for pie, tart, french toast, oatmeal and to anything I can add it on.

You do not need much to be able to make Apple filling at home. Few basic easy to find ingredients is all you need. Apple, butter, sugar, cinnamon and salt are the base ingredients, how easy is that? You can make less or more depending on how much you need, and you can make it as often as you want to, it is that easy.

Apple Pie Filling

I used to buy pie filling in the store whenever I need one, until I learned how to make my own. Homemade pie filling is very easy to make, I cannot believe it took  me this long to realize it. Best part of it, I am actually using fresh fruits and there is no preservatives added to it. What you see is what you get.

Small Batch Apple Filling

I love that I can customize it according to my taste when it comes to how sweet I want it to be. I can even add nuts to it and adjust the amount of cinnamon that goes it. This pie filling is perfect for apple pie, Apple Turnover or Mini Pecan Pie. Let’s get started!

Homeade Apple Filling

Where to Use Apple Filling

This Cinnamon Apple Filling is so versatile you can use it for more than just a pie. Here are some suggestion on what to make to use this Apple Filling. Check it out!


  • 2 Large Granny Smith Apple – peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 cups Water (to submerge cut apples, doesn’t have to be exact)
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar (or a mix of half brown and half white sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon Cornstarch
  • pinch of Salt
  • 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted Butter
  • 1 tablespoon slightly chopped Walnuts or Pecans (optional)

Note: For a big batch,  use 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tbsp cornstarch and the rest of the ingredients are the same measurement. Cook for 20 – 25 minutes or until soft and sauce is reduce.


  1. Prepare the Apple: Peel and dice the apples and transfer to a large bowl with 2 cups of water and lemon juice. This will prevent browning while you peel the rest of the apples.
  2. Cook the Apple: Transfer diced apples in a pan. Add sugar, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon. Stir until sugar is fully melted. Cover and simmer for 10 – 12 minutes or until the sauce thickens and reduced. Add butter and mix until butter is fully melted. Add walnuts or pecans (if using) and stir. Set aside to cool, then refrigerate.

Makes 500ml serving

Apple Sauce

Enjoy! If you make this, share and tag me in Instagram #SweetNSpicyLiving. I would like to see your creations too.

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