Lemon Orange Cranberry Sauce

Serves 6
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes
Meal type Condiment, Side Dish
Misc Prep Ahead
Occasion Christmas, Thanksgiving
By author Project Real Mom


  • 1 bag fresh cranberries (12 ounces)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup (don't even think about using pancake syrup! you can sub 1/2 cup sugar here too.)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


Step 1
Wash cranberries.
Step 2
Add to medium sauce pan.
Step 3
Pour in orange juice and maple syrup.
Step 4
Add lemon zest.
Step 5
Heat on medium heat until it boils.
Step 6
Slightly reduce heat and cook 10 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir occasionally.
Step 7
Allow to cool and serve.

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