Cranberry Orange Sauce is a flavorful, sweet sauce that is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish. Making it at home is so simple to do and it tastes so fresh and delicious.
Fresh cranberries make a delicious, fresh cranberry sauce. This is a nice upgrade on the typical canned cranberry sauce.
With just a few ingredients and a minimal amount of time, you will have sauce that is brightened with orange and a touch of ginger.It is both tangy and sweet at the same time.
Fresh cranberries are great to bake with. This Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread is perfect for your Thanksgiving bread basket and Cranberry Orange Ricotta Cake would make a great dessert.
Cranberry Orange SaucePrint This
- ¼ cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- Juice of 1 orange
- 12 ounces fresh cranberries
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- ½ teaspoon ground ginger
Pour the water, sugar and orange juice into a medium sized saucepan over medium low heat.
Cook until the sugar starts to dissolve.
Add the cranberries, orange zest and ginger to the pan. Raise the heat to the high setting and bring to a boil.
Once it boils, turn the heat down to the low setting and simmer the cranberries, uncovered, until they begin to pop and the mixture starts to thicken slightly. This will take between 10-15 minutes.
Remove from the heat. The cranberry sauce will thicken as it cools.