chunky cranberry sauce in a white dish with a sprig of mint

Cranberry Sauce with Orange Juice and Ginger

This cranberry sauce with orange juice and ginger will rock your holiday table! It's easy to make with just four ingredients.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry sauce recipe, homemade cranberry sauce, how to make cranberry sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 157 kcal
Author Kris Bordessa


  • 3 cups fresh cranberries (2-12 ounce bags)
  • 2 cups  granulated organic cane sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 5-6 slices piece of fresh ginger


  1. Measure all ingredients together into a medium sized saucepan. 

    fresh cranberries with ginger and sugar in a pot
  2. Cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool. 

  3. Remove ginger slices and serve. (Really, can it get any easier??)

Recipe Notes

You can make this homemade cranberry sauce recipe a few days before serving it. Allow it to cool before storing in the fridge. Serve chilled or at room temperature.