Instant Spiced Apple Cider-Cranberry Sauce

This fast and easy cranberry sauce is spiced with fragrant cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cardamom.

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  • Servings: makes about 4 cups

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  • Two 12-ounce bags fresh or frozen cranberries (6 cups)
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries and apple cider with the cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cardamom and bring to a boil. Cook over moderately high heat, coarsely mashing the berries with a wooden spoon, until the sauce is softened and jamlike, about 5 minutes. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled.

Make Ahead

The cranberry sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.

Contributed By Published November 2003

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