Cranberry sauce recipe

Cranberry sauce is an essential accompaniment to any Christmas dinner. It doesn't matter whether you're having turkey or goose or duck or a nut roast, cranberries say Christmas. It's something you can just whack in jars and it will keep you going until next Christmas and onward.


  • 600 g Fresh Cranberries
  • 250 ml Port
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 125 g Sugar
  • 21.2 oz Fresh Cranberries
  • 8.8 fl oz Port
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4.4 oz Sugar
  • 21.2 oz Fresh Cranberries
  • 1.1 cups Port
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4.4 oz Sugar


  • Cuisine: British
  • Recipe Type: accompaniment
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Preparation Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4


  1. Place the cranberries in a pan and add the port.
  2. Add the zest and juice of the orange and lemon.
  3. Add the sugar and place the pan on a low heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Then bring to a boil over a medium heat.
  4. Leave for about 20 minutes then take off the heat and allow the cranberries to cool completely before placing in jars.

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