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Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Absolutely delicious Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe. The classic homemade fresh cranberry sauce with lemon zest and orange juice is so easy and quick to make.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tsp  lemon zest


  • In a medium saucepan, over med/high heat combine all of the ingredients for the sauce.
  • Stirring frequently so sugar dissolves, cook until the cranberries begin to pop. 
  • Turn heat to med/low and cook an additional 15 minute or until the sauce thickens.
  • Enjoy the cranberry sauce warm or keep refrigerated.