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Old-Fashioned Cranberry Sauce

Courtesy of Flavours of Prince Edward Island cookbook
Credit: Chef Austin Clement
Makes about 6 cups (1.5 L)

This is an old classic, and super-simple. It always seems to come out around the holidays, but it's awesome in a chicken sandwich any day. Orange and cranberry go great together, and if you follow this recipe exactly, the cranberries won't overcook.

  • 2 cups (500 ml) sugar
  • 2 cups (500 ml) orange juice
  • 4 cups (1 L) fresh or frozen cranberries

Dissolve the sugar in the orange juice and bring to a boil. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add the cranberries and simmer, covered, until the berries pop, about 5 minutes.

Remove from the heat and set aside. Allow to cool in the pot completely before lifting the lid. This will keep in the refrigerator in a tightly covered container for up to 7 days.

Old-Fashioned Cranberry Sauce