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Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

posted December 21, 2023
by Cassandra Morris
Discover the ultimate Homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe, an essential addition to your holiday festivities! Crafted with just 6 simple ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes, this cranberry sauce infused with orange juice is a game-changer. Plus, it's a convenient make-ahead option, ensuring you'll never resort to canned cranberry sauce again!

Best Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Discover the ultimate Homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe, an essential addition to your holiday festivities! Crafted with just 6 simple ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes, this cranberry sauce infused with orange juice is a game-changer. Plus, it's a convenient make-ahead option, ensuring you'll never resort to canned cranberry sauce again!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces cranberries cleaned (6 cups - 2 regular 12 ounce bags)
  • zest from 1 large orange
  • 4 cups freshly squeezed orange juice (regular no pump orange juice also works)
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • cinnamon stick
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, combine cranberries, sugar, brown sugar, orange zest, freshly squeezed orange juice, a cinnamon stick and salt.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally until cranberries pop, become tender and the mixture thickens slightly, about 25-30 minutes. (Sauce will thicken more as it cools.)
  • Remove from heat; let cool completely. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Cassandra | Cooking With Cassandra

Hi, I'm Cassandra!

I'm a proud wife, dog mom, food lovin' Canadian girl, former TV reality show personality, wine lover and on a mission to make living a healthy + balanced lifestyle easy for everyone.

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