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Cider Spice Cranberry Sauce

This Cider Spice Cranberry Sauce is an easy to make homemade cranberry sauce recipe with the flavors of mulled cider. Perfect for Christmas dinner! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Christmas, Holiday, Thanksgiving, Winter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 93kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 large orange, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • a pinch of salt


  • Add all ingredients to a pot on the stove over medium heat.
  • Bring almost to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring regularly until the cranberries fall apart and the mixture reduces to a thick, chunky sauce. 
  • Cool almost to room temperature before serving.


This recipe can be made up to 3 days ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the fridge before serving. 
Re-heat before serving, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 78IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg