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Sugared Cranberries

Sugared Cranberries

Simple Christmas Recipe for Sugared Cranberries Rough Recipe (let's be real it doesn't have to be exact)


Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • zest and juice of one orange


  • 2 cups cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • orange zest


  • Add sugar, water, zest and juice of one orange to a pot. Bring the simple syrup to a boil and simmer 5-10 minutes. In a separate container, add in 2 cups of frozen cranberries and pour the syrup over them once it's finished cooking.
  • Weigh the cranberries down in the syrup and set aside over night. o coat the cranberries the next day, add some sugar and orange zest to a shallow tray. Strain out your cranberries and toss in the sugar and zest. Place the sugared cranberries on a tray to dry for several hours until the outer sugar shell is crisp. I like to reserve the simple syrup, cook it down a bit further and use it for cocktails. We used these cranberries in our Prosecco after I finished this video, they look really pretty in drinks and I’ve also put these on dessert plates and cheese boards around the holidays.