Cranberry Simple Syrup -Homemade

Pat Duran


This is the best thing. You can control the amount sugar you like a little more or less.
This is great on ice cream, over dessert , on pancakes or waffles etc...


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes about 1 cup of syrup
5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 to 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar(sugar may be omitted if desired)
  • 1/2 c
    concentrated fruit juice or fresh fruit juice or fruit powder
  • 12 oz
    bag fresh cranberries
  • 1
    clementine,peeled, sectioned and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2
    cinnamon stick

How to Make Cranberry Simple Syrup -Homemade


  1. Combine the ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring ingredients to a boil, then turn down heat to let the mixture simmer until it is reduced to half.
    Strain through a wire mesh strainer; reserve the cranberries to use as a garnish if desired.
  2. Taste the syrup to check the sweetness.
    To intensify the flavor, you can add a few drops of flavored extract.Cool.
  3. Store the syrup in a squeeze bottle in the refrigerator for instant access.
    Cranberry Cocktail:
    2 Tablespoons cranberry syrup -above
    1/4 cup lime soda
    1 oz. tequila
    1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    Combine all ingredients in a shaker except soda. Shake pour into martini glass then add the soda and tread 3 of the cranberries on a toothpick and place in glass as garnish.

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About Cranberry Simple Syrup -Homemade

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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