Recipe for the classic cranberry sauce, great served with festive dishes such as turkey or roast chicken.


  • 450g/1lb fresh cranberries

  • 300ml/10fl oz ruby port

  • 115g/4oz caster sugar

  • 125ml/4fl oz fresh orange juice

  • 1 tsp corn flour

  • 1 tsp English mustard powder

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • pinch of ground cloves

  • 75g/3oz sultanas

  • 55g/2oz flaked almonds

  • 1 tbsp grated orange rind

  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind

  • salt


  • 1.

    Combine the cranberries, port, sugar and orange juice in a pan over a medium heat, for ten minutes, until the fruit bursts.

  • 2.

    Combine the corn flour, mustard, lemon juice and cloves with a little water to make a paste and stir into the berry mixture.

  • 3.

    Next, add the sultanas, almonds, orange and lemon rind, simmer for five minutes, season and then chill. Serve with roast turkey or chicken.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 292kj
  • Fat Total 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 50g
  • Sugar 35g
  • Sodium 444mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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