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Ginger Orange Cranberry Sauce

Ginger Orange Cranberry Sauce

A nice balance of sweet, sour, and spicy come together in this unique update for Cranberry sauce.
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 8 oz. fresh frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 C. Maple syrup
  • 3/4 C. Ginger ale I used Q brand
  • 1/4 C. Orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 T. Orange zest
  • 1/4-1/2 t. Ginger powdered
  • 1 t. Vanilla bean paste


  • Place all ingredients, except the vanilla bean paste, into a small sauce pot.
  • Heat until boiling and then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Stir frequently and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the sauce thickens.
  • Gently crush cranberries to make a thicker more uniform sauce.
  • After removing from the heat add the vanilla bean paste. Let cool and refrigerate.
  • Enjoy with your holiday meals and also on top of your oatmeal in the morning.