Luxury cranberry sauce

Luxury cranberry sauce


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About this recipe: "This has been a 'trade secret' for years, but it's so good I decided to share it! It's everyone's favourite, and can even be poured over a log of goat's cheese and served with crackers for an easy and delicious Christmas canapé."


Serves: 12 

  • 250ml water
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 350g fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange, peeled and pureed
  • 1 apple - peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 pear - peeled, cored and diced
  • 200g chopped dried mixed fruit
  • 125g chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:20min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. In a medium saucepan, boil water and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and stir in cranberries, pureed orange, apple, pear, dried fruit, pecans, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cranberries burst. Remove from heat, and let cool to room temperature.

Watch how!

Watch how to make three different kinds of cranberry sauce starting with an easy base recipe in our How to make cranberry sauce video.

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