Cranberry, port and orange sauce recipe

By Debbie Major

  1. Serves 8
  2. Takes 10 minutes to make, plus cooling
  3. Rating

Christmas lunch calls for cranberry sauce and they don't get any better than this one.

tried and tested
Cranberry, port and orange sauce


  1. 450g cranberries, fresh or frozen
  2. Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange
  3. 1 cinnamon stick
  4. 4 tbsp ruby port
  5. 75g caster sugar, or to taste


  1. 1. Put the cranberries, orange zest and juice, cinnamon stick and port into a saucepan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring, until the cranberries begin to burst.
  2. 2. Stir in the sugar to taste. Set aside to cool and thicken before serving.

Nutritional info

Per serving: 61kcals, 0.1g fat (trace saturated), 0.3g protein, 13.7g carbs, 13g sugar, trace salt


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