Christmas cranberry sauce

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Christmas cranberry sauce
Christmas cranberry sauce

450g fresh cranberries

1 large orange

75g caster sugar

1 tsp freshly grated root ginger or ½ level tsp ground ginger

4 cloves

4cm piece of cinnamon stick

2-3 tbsp port

Place the cranberries in a saucepan.

Peel off the zest of the orange using a potato peeler and cut it into very fine shreds.

Add these, with the juice of the orange, sugar, ginger and spices to the saucepan and mix.

Bring up to simmering point, stir well, and put a lid on the saucepan.  Allow it all simmer very gently for about 5 minutes.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the port and allow to cool.  Remove the cloves and cinnamon stick from the sauce before serving.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Dressings & Sauces


Special Info
Gluten free, Nut free, Egg free, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty

This sauce can be made in advance of being required – when cool, transfer to a freezer container and freeze.

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