Mulled Apple Cranberry Sauce/Jam
Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Food is medicine
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Serves: 8-12 servings
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • ¼ cup organic Mulling Spices (allspice, cloves, ginger, cinnamon)
  • 2 pounds fresh cranberries
  • ¾ cup - 1 & ½ cups maple sugar (can use beet sugar or cane sugar)
  • Couple of pinches of sea salt
  1. Wrap mulling spices in a cheese cloth.
  2. Bring apple juice and mulling spices up to a boil.
  3. Cover and simmer 25-30 minutes.
  4. Add the cranberries and sugar, and bring back up to a boil.
  5. Lower heat to medium/low and cook 30 minutes or until most of the cranberries have popped.
  6. Remove the cheesecloth/mulling spices and discard.
  7. With a fork or whisk, mash the remaining cranberries.
  8. Taste it.
  9. If it's not sweet enough with ¾ cup sugar add more.
  10. I like my cranberries to be a little tart so I use ¾ cup sugar.
  11. This cranberry sauce can also be used as a jam to spread on your fave bread.
  12. It's delicious!
Recipe by Andrea Beaman at