Don’t forget the cranberry sauce this Christmas – no festive spread is complete without it. Have a go at making your own this year with our simple recipe.



Stick of cinnamon

100g light muscovado sugar

100ml orange juice , fresh or from a carton

250g pack fresh or frozen cranberries


Serves: 8

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins



1. Tip the sugar, cinnamon stick and orange juice into a pan, then bring to the boil. Stir in the cranberries, then simmer until tender but still holding their shape – this will take about 5 mins if using frozen cranberries or 8-10 mins if using fresh.

2. The sauce will thicken as it cools and will keep in the fridge for 1 week. On the day, bring to room temperature and garnicsh with cinnamon stick before serving.


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