Cranberry Sauce

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, one thing that’s surely on everyone’s shopping list is cranberry sauce. This year, why not forgo the can-shaped purple gel and make something fresh.

It’s extremely easy to make and your guests will certainly be able to taste the difference.

fresh cranberry sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) bottle Framboise Lambic beer (such as Lindemans)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Zest from one large orange
  • 16-ounce package fresh cranberries

Instructions

  1. Empty Framboise beer into a medium saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat.
  2. Add sugar, rind, and cranberries; bring to a simmer.
  3. Cook 20 minutes or until mixture is slightly thick and most cranberries have popped, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.
  5. Transfer to blender and blend on a low-medium speed for 30 seconds.
  6. Pour into a bowl; cover and chill. (Sauce will continue to thicken as it chills.)

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