Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Cranberry-orange Sauce Recipe

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Carol Conboy


You can add 2 tablespoons or an orange liqueur (Triple Sec / Cointreau / Patron Citronge). Add after sauce has thickened and you've taken it off the heat to cool.

Can use frozen berries - do NOT defrost them just add a few more minutes to cooking time


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6 to 8
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Cranberry-Orange Sauce


  1. Bring water, sugar, orange zest and salt to a boil in a medium on-reactive saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar
  2. Stir in cranberries and return to a boil
  3. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until the sauce is thickened and the berries have popped open - 20 to 30 minutes. Stir regularly
  4. Take off the heat, transfer to a non-reactive bowl, cool to room temperature and serve. Or store in refrigerator.

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About Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Cranberry

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