Homemade Strawberry Applesauce 9 medium apples, 10 strawberries, fresh or frozen, 1/3 cup water or apple juice Wash apples. No need to remove peel!Place water or juice in a large pot and begin heating Cut apples into large pieces and place in pan.Cover and bring to boil over medium high heat. Stir often! Add strawberries. Cook until apples and strawberries are soft. Remove lid and allow to cool slightly.