Betty's Traditional Cranberry Sauce -- Thanksgiving

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Nov. 18, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Traditional Cranberry Sauce. This is the perfect accompaniment for turkey or ham at Thanksgiving or Christmas.


Fresh cranberries 2 Cup (32 tbs) , rinsed
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Orange zest 2 Tablespoon
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground cloves 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1/4 Teaspoon
For garnish
Mint sprigs 2



1. In a medium-sized heavy pot, combine cranberries and water. Place the pot on medium flame and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, stir occasionally and cook for 8-10 minutes or until cranberries pop up.

2. Remove the pot from heat and let sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.

3. Add honey, orange zest, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger. Stir well. Into a bowl, transfer the sauce and garnish with mint sprigs.


4. Serve warm or cold with turkey or ham.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 60Calories from Fat 1

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1 mg0.04%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 13 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet