Homemade Cranberry Sauce

A close up view of homemade cranberry sauce topped with orange zest

5 from 2 reviews

Homemade cranberry sauce is so easy to make with only a few simple ingredients!



  • 2 cups of fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup of fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons honey


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan
  2. Cook at medium heat stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes mashing the cranberries as they pop which will thicken the liquid.
  3. If you like a smooth sauce process it in a food processor


This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free

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