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    Cranberry sauce

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Christmas
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes, plus cooling
    • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes, plus cooling

    Serves: 6-8


    70g granulated sugar
    300g fresh (or frozen) cranberries 


    1. Gently heat the sugar in a saucepan with 400ml water until it has dissolved. Add the cranberries, increase the heat to medium-high and bubble for 5-10 minutes, until the cranberry skins start to pop open. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for a further 10-15 minutes, stirring every now and then, until the cranberries are tender and the sauce has thickened. Leave to cool before serving.

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, December 2017 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue


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