Cranberry & red wine sauce

Keep this Christmas-spiced cranberry sauce in the fridge for up to a week before the big day

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 77
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 15g
  • sugars 15g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0.01g


  • 400ml red wine
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 500g fresh or frozen cranberries


  1. Put the wine, sugar, cloves, star anise and cinnamon stick into a large, shallow pan. Bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid has reduced by half. Add the cranberries and cook for 5 mins or until the cranberries burst and start to look jammy. Set aside to cool. Can be frozen or spoon into a jar and keep in the fridge for up to a week.

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