Easy, healthy homemade cranberry sauce recipe! Maple Cranberry Sauce is made with maple syrup. It’s gluten free, paleo, and has no refined sugar.
The rolls and the cranberry sauce have always been my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.
The turkey is nice. The veggies are good. But the things that I get the most excited about are the rolls and the cranberries.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s jellied or whole berry; I just love cranberry sauce!
This Maple Cranberry Sauce is a nice twist on the usual whole berry cranberry sauce. The maple and the orange just give it a little extra depth, but the cranberry flavor still shines through.
Plus, it’s extremely easy to make, and it takes less than 15 minutes to make.
How to make maple cranberry sauce
For this homemade cranberry sauce recipe, simply bring maple syrup, water, orange juice, and cranberries to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer. That’s it!
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Maple Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry sauce sweetened with maple syrup
- 1 cup real maple syrup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 3 cups fresh cranberries
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
Bring maple syrup, water, orange juice, and cranberries to a boil in a saucepan.
Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat, and stir in orange zest.
Pour cranberries into a serving dish, and let come to room temperature.
Cover, and chill until ready to serve.
*Nutrition values are estimates.
Nutrition facts per serving (1serving)