Easy recipe for cranberry simple syrup made with fresh (or frozen) cranberries, water, sugar, lemon juice, and spices like cinnamon, clove, ginger, for a spiced version.
Course Sweet sauce, Syrup
Cuisine American, International
Keyword Cranberries, Simple syrup
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1 ½ to 2cupssugaradjust to taste – because the cranberries have so much pectin less sugar is needed to obtain a simple syrup consistency, so the amount of sugar is based on how sweet you want the syrup.
2tablespoonsof lime or lemon juice
Spices and other flavors: cinnamon stickscloves, ginger, orange peel - optional
Combine all the ingredient in a saucepan, bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for ~20-25 minutes.
If adding spices do so during the last 5-10 minutes.