Vegan Paleo Gluten Free
Homemade cranberry sauce is so much better than that suspicious looking canned stuff. We also improve upon most other homemade sauce recipes by replacing empty calorie white sugar with unprocessed sugar that retains many of its nutrients. If you can’t find sucanat or coconut sugar, you can use another sugar of your choice.Try to get organic cranberries, as the conventional ones are heavily sprayed with pesticides.
- 1 cup sucanat or coconut sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1, 12-oz bag organic cranberries
- Zest of one orange
- ½ tsp cardamom
- Pinch cinnamon
- Pinch cloves
Heat sucanat and water over medium heat until sugar has dissolved (a couple minutes). Add cranberries and stir. Cook cranberries in water mixture until cranberries pop (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat, add orange zest and cardamom. It is wonderful warm but when chilled, the pectin from the cranberries creates a jelly texture.