Simple Cranberry Sauce from Scratch

While canned cranberry sauce is convenience, it’s surprising how easy it is to actually make cranberry sauce from scratch. And of course, it’s easy to modify to add other ingredients to give it your own special flavor.

Simple Cranberry Sauce
Basic homemade cranberry sauce.
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Total Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
  1. 3 cups cranberries
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 1 cup sugar
  1. Rinse 3 cups cranberries under cold water.
  2. Add 1 cup sugar to the pot.
  3. Then add 1 cup water.Bring to a boil.
  4. Boil for about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat and add cranberries.Boil and stir occasionally for about 5 minutes and until the cranberries are fully popped.
  6. You can serve the cranberry sauce warm or chill it in an air-tight container in the fridge.
  1. You’ll also need a strainer, measuring cups, a pot and a spoon that can withstand the heat.
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