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Recipe for cranberry compote

Recipe for Cranberry Compote

Cranberry compote is not only used as delicious side for your turkey dish, but also as topping, filling, and ingredients for other dishes/dessert with it tart, tangy sweet and vibrant color.
Course Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 cup
Author Victoria


  • 2 cup fresh cranberry
  • 1 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Wash and dry cranberries
  • In a medium sauce pan or small stockpot over medium heat, pour in the orange juice and 2 Tbsp sugar. Stir until dissolve and bring to boil.
  • Add cranberry and 1 cinnamon stick, then reduce to low/simmering. Make sure cinnamon stick is fully submerge.
  • Keep simmering for 7 to 10 minutes until all cranberries turn dark
  • Remove from heat, add lemon juice and some of its zest.
  • Stir and let it cool at room temperature
  • Serve cool or store in fridge for up to 3 weeks