Healthier cranberry sauce

Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 329.6kcal
Author: Amira
Homemade cranberry sauce is made easy, fresh, refined sugar free and with a special kick. This is a healthier homemade version of the sugar loaded cranberry sauce.
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  • One 12-ounce bag of fresh cranberries washed and drained.
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1-2 teaspoon orange blossom water.*
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon optional.


  • In a medium saucepan, add the cranberries, honey and water. Mix well to combine.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat stirring every now and then, simmer for 7-10 minutes until cranberries have popped and the sauce thickened to your satisfaction.
  • Take the pot off heat and add in the orange blossom water and cinnamon if desired.


* If this is your first experience with orange blossom water or if you are using a brand that is new to you, you may wanna start by adding 1/2 teaspoon, taste then add more until you reach your perfection.
Nutrition Facts
Healthier cranberry sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 329.6 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Sodium 6.5mg0%
Potassium 177.3mg5%
Carbohydrates 88.2g29%
Fiber 7.7g32%
Sugar 75.8g84%
Protein 0.9g2%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 27.1mg33%
Calcium 31mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 329.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 88.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 6.5mg | Potassium: 177.3mg | Fiber: 7.7g | Sugar: 75.8g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 27.1mg | Calcium: 31mg

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