Easy Cranberry Sauce
- 225g (8 oz) fresh cranberries
- 200g (7 oz) caster sugar
- 100ml (4 fl oz) water
Prep:3min › Cook:7min › Ready in:10min
- In a microwave safe bowl, mix together cranberries, sugar and water. Cover the mixture with greaseproof paper and microwave on high power until the cranberries pop (about 7 minutes). Chill before serving.
Watch how to make three different kinds of cranberry sauce starting with an easy base recipe in our How to make cranberry sauce video.
Something else. My family never touches the cranberry sauce at Christmas (we usually use the jar) but I'm a fan of it and decided to make some home-made and used this recipe. It was a hit~we didn't have a single bit left over!!! I did make a few modifications: I used 4 tablespoons more sugar. I also put all ingredients into a pot and cooked it on the hob until the berries popped. Then, I placed it all into a blender to make it smooth. I then added some orange zest. After letting it cool in the fridge, it was the perfect "jelly" consistency. - 15 Sep 2008
Used different ingredients. I added some fresh orange juice and a small amount of port. It added a sweeter flavour. - 17 Feb 2010
Something else. This recipe was so delicious! It definitely beats the shop-bought cranberry sauce I usually buy at the store. I'm really not a big fan of cranberry sauce (but my husband is) so I mainly made it for him. Needless to say, even I ended up eating some sauce with my turkey! The best part is that it's so easy and fast to make. The only thing I did different was put the mixture in the blender after the berries "popped" to make it a bit smoother. - 15 Sep 2008