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Orange Cranberry Dessert Sauce

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Updated May 17, 2018
Orange Cranberry Dessert Sauce
MAKES
4 cups
CHILL TIME
2 Hr
COOK TIME
15 Min

We first made this Orange Cranberry Dessert Sauce to top slices of pound cake for a Thanksgiving dessert we were testing a few years ago. It was such a hit with our whole team that we often make a batch to top other desserts all year round. A delicious citrus spin on traditional cranberry sauce, it's something everyone will love. 

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons triple sec or other orange-flavored liqueur (optional)

What to Do

  1. In a saucepan, combine cranberries, orange juice, sugar, and orange peel. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
     
  2. Carefully pour into a blender and process until smooth. Pour into a bowl and stir in liqueur, if desired. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.


     

Notes

This sauce dresses up vanilla ice cream beautifully - both in looks and taste!

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Excellent,quick,great as turkey or chicken Chen sandwiches! I keep fresh cranberries in freezer year round!

Easy and delicious

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