Cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce

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Prep: 5 mins - 15 mins Cook: 7 mins

Easy

If you're planning a turkey centrepiece, you'll want to learn how to make perfect cranberry sauce - here's how

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal75
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs16g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre1g
  • protein0g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 2 clementines
    Clementines

    Clementine

    kleh-men-tyne

    The smallest and sweetest variety of tangerine is sweet and tangy, contains no seeds and is…

  • 200g cranberries
    Cranberries

    Cranberry

    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 6 tbsp port

Method

  1. Squeeze 1 clementine and put the juice in a pan with the cranberries, sugar and port. Cook for 5 mins until the cranberries start to soften and burst. Tear the other clementine into segments (remove the membrane if you have time) and cook along with the cranberries for 2 mins more. Store in fridge, or freezer for up to 2 months.

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wiggy474
16th Dec, 2012
This is by far the best recipe for Cranberry Sauce I've ever made. Because of the ingredients I did not limit it to having it with meats etc so I added it as a sauce to accompany desserts and it is divine over ice-cream!! Additionally you may have heard of chilli chocolate, just add a little chilli powder whilst cooking the sauce to give it a hint of a kick, again lovely with meats and desserts alike!!
hammer0704
6th Nov, 2012
Made this last Christmas and it really was lovely. It was so easy to make and tasted so good I will be making again this year (but more of it).
craftyjb
25th Dec, 2011
5.05
So simple but really gorgeous, excellent with our Xmas dinner
chunkysmum
21st Nov, 2011
The recipe says you can keep this in the freezer for 2 months but long can you keep this in the fridge?
mummycancook
3rd Jan, 2011
5.05
Really great, finished the first batch up, it's been used on leftover ham, pate etc and going to make a second batch now. I love this as I'm allergic to oranges but not clementines, never thought I could eat cranberry sauce until I saw this recipe!
diamond_sky
1st Jan, 2011
5.05
Made this for the first time this year-wow! Doubled the recipe & I'm glad I did as it was so popular. Wonderful.
zogmeister75
19th Dec, 2010
this is simple but oh so lovely. Ive made several jars (and of course one for me) while the cranberries were on special offer. I am going to give these as presents on christmas eve, decorated with dried orange and cinnamon sticks :-)
carol_layton
11th Jan, 2009
Tried this for the first time this Christmas. The family loved it. Will never buy ready made cranberry sauce again.
roseanne
28th Dec, 2008
5.05
I have tried all sorts of variations of cranberry sauce and this is my absolute favourite not too sweet also makes a lovely accompaniment to chicken liver pate
beautylicious
22nd Dec, 2008
Ive tried this recipe using morgans spiced rum instead of port, makes it lovely and spicy!

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