Homemade Cranberry Sauce from Scratch

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How to make your own cranberry sauce with real ingredients and no processed sugars.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce from Scratch - How to make your own cranberry sauce with real ingredients and no processed sugars.

The only sugars used to sweeten this cranberry sauce is all natural honey and organic maple syrup. There are many recipes for homemade cranberry sauce out there, but I find that many have a great deal of added sugar in them, and often it is processed sugar.

Why would you want to do that to cranberries?

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cranberries in a dish

Did you know that cranberries have more antioxidants than nearly every fruit and vegetable out there – including strawberries, spinach, broccoli, red grapes, apples, raspberries, and cherries?

Cranberries have loads of health benefits and are high in Vitamin C. I don’t know why people would relegate them to the Thanksgiving table and ignore them for every other meal.

Cranberry sauce cooking in a saucepan

Cooked cranberries can last for up to a month in your refrigerator. Although this sauce never lasts anywhere near that long.

To make Homemade Cranberry Sauce you will need:

  • fresh cranberries
  • honey
  • organic, real maple syrup
  • orange juice
  • saucepan
Homemade Cranberry Sauce from Scratch - How to make your own cranberry sauce with real ingredients and no processed sugars.

This cranberry sauce will be a staple on your Thanksgiving table. Would you like to see more of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes?

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce from Scratch - How to make your own cranberry sauce with real ingredients and no processed sugars.

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Yield: about 3 cups

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce is incredibly easy to make and once you have homemade, you will never, ever want the canned stuff from the store again.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 c cranberries
  • 1/2 c honey
  • 1/2 c real maple syrup
  • 1 1/4 c orange juice

Instructions

  1. Combine all in a small pot or saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. Using a spoon, skim the foam from the top and discard.
  5. Allow to come to room temperature and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 40Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g

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