Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry Sauce is made with only 6 ingredients in a matter of minutes! It is that easy to prepare this amazing side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey dinner!

Homemade cranberry sauce recipe

A typical Thanksgiving favorite is cranberry sauce. Everyone like this traditional turkey condiment!
The sweetness of the sugar and the tartness are well-matched. Another aspect of it is the complementary citrus taste.
Were you aware that the fruit was consumed in America as early as the 1500s? This fruit has a lengthy history, and as it was further developed, it gained popularity across the nation.

About this fruit, that tells a lot. It is tasty, nutritious, and adaptable. Make it into a relish if you like. a dessert? Maybe a beverage? All of that and more are possible!
It can be made at home, which is the finest part! Knowing what is in your food will save you money and make you safer, and this recipe will assist you in doing so. This time, no more sauces in cans!

You can serve with other dishes as it’s not just for Thanksgiving.

Try on our Cream Cheese Pound Cake for a refreshing dessert.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes.
Servings: 8 servings of about 2 tablespoons
Calories: 67kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 2 cups fresh cranberries (or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Place cranberries, sugar, orange juice, orange zest and water in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low-medium and cook 8 minutes or until cranberries pop and the mixture is syrupy.
  • Stir in vanilla and remove from heat.
  • Cool for 20-30 minutes.
  • Add the mixture to a food processor and process for 1 minute or until smooth.
  • Serve.


Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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