Oranged Cranberry Sauce

Oranged Cranberry Sauce

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"This recipe was graciously shared with me by a Jamaican friend many years ago. It makes a delicious sauce, different from any other cranberry sauce I've ever tasted or made. It does not 'gel,' but you do want to cook it long enough to make a good, thick consistency."

Ingredients 1 h 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 93 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 93 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, combine cranberries, orange zest, cinnamon, orange juice, and brown sugar. Add enough water to cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Immediately reduce heat, and simmer for about 1 hour, or until the sauce has thickened. Taste for sweetness, and adjust with additional sugar if necessary. You can not overcook, so continue cooking until you have a good thick consistency. Let mixture cool, then refrigerate in a covered container.
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TROUTS328
11/13/2003

This was a hit on Thanksgiving, a nice change of pace. While I liked it , it was a bit tangy for me as I am not a big fan of citrus zest, but it had a great holiday flavor that my family loved. Make sure you taste throughout; you may want to add a little more brown sugar. And, also, I had forgotten that cranberries float...just add enough water until they would be covered if they didn't float. I don't think you can really mess up this really great recipe, so don't worry too much about that step. Also, it makes A LOT of sauce.

TARMAQ
1/9/2004

Oh my goodness, this was incredible! I've never made cranberry sauce from scratch before... but no more canned stuff for me. This stuff was so good I almost felt like eating it like soup! Got rave review from my family, too, and was plenty for my crowd of 30 people! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Jenelle D
11/13/2003

This sauce has a very "robust" flavor that was too strong for some of our family - but I enjoyed it. My only warning is that you need to hold the cranberries down with your hand(s) or something else to determine when you've added enough water. I forgot that cranberries float and added too much before I realized they were floating which resulted in additional cooking time to get the extra liquid to evaporate.