Easy Cranberry Sauce You Can Make in 2 Steps
Canned cranberry sauce is a must-have side dish for some. Most people still prefer canned sauce over the fresh stuff, but no one can argue that homemade cranberry sauce is more than delicious than the one bought from the store.
There are ways to jazz up the store-bought variety, but if canned cranberry sauce isn’t for you, then here is a recipe to show how to make an easy homemade version for your holiday dinner.
By combining a bag of cranberries, orange juice, brown sugar, and cinnamon, you can make cranberry sauce at home in just a few minutes.
You can make this sauce a day in advance, giving you one less task to do on Thanksgiving Day.
Homemade Cranberry Sauce
1-12 ounce bag cranberries (fresh or frozen)
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup orange juice
1 cinnamon stick
1.) In a medium sized saucepan over medium heat, add cranberries, brown sugar sugar and orange juice. Stir. Add cinnamon stick, and cook until the cranberries start to pop, about 10 minutes.
2.) Remove from heat and place sauce in a bowl. Let cool. Place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Cranberry sauce will thicken as it cools. Can be made a day in advance.