Why serve ordinary cranberry sauce for your holiday table when you can easily make this spiced-up cranberry sauce recipe with Zinfandel? The wine adds to the depth of the flavor and will compliment turkey, pork, duck or ham. This recipe can be made a few days in advance and kept chilled in the refrigerator.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes plus cooling
Yield: Serves 8
1. Combine all ingredients except cranberries in medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
2. Reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1-3/4 cups, about 10 minutes.
Strain syrup into large saucepan.
3. Add cranberries to syrup and cook over medium heat until berries burst,
about 6 minutes. Cool.
4. Transfer sauce to medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
Recipe from Perry Creek Winery via The California Wine Club.
Wine Pairings: Check out this resource for choosing holiday wines or find more recommendations here.