Cranberry sauce for Christmas

Cranberry sauce for Christmas
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Ready in around 15-20 minutes

You can use fresh or frozen cranberries to make this Christmas cranberry sauce; the ultimate accompaniment to roast turkey.

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  • 300g fresh (or frozen) cranberries
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100ml port
  • 1 orange, zest pared
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  1. Put the cranberries in a pan with the caster sugar, port, orange zest and cinnamon stick.
  2. Heat gently and simmer until the cranberries start to break down and become sticky and tender.
  3. Set aside to cool until ready to serve.


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