Cranberry Jam


Cranberry Jam

Cranberry Jam
Cranberry Jam

"Super easy homemade cranberry jam recipe can be ready in less than 15 minutes. Yes, less than 15 min! It is made with 1 or 2 cups of cranberries and a couple more, straightforward ingredients. A truly versatile jam that is also nutritionally rich and a true immune system booster. This quick and simple cranberry jam is made with only 5 ingredients and makes a perfect addition to many dishes, it makes the perfect gift for family and friends. "


Preparation Time2 min

Cooking Time13 min

Cooking MethodSlow Cooker


  • 500 g fresh cranberries (5 cups)
  • 150 g cane sugar (¾ cup) add 200 g if you like it sweet
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons rose water optional - alternatively plain water
  • 1 tablespoon orange and lemon zest
  1. Wash and get the cranberries ready - ideally wash ahead of time so these are nice and dry when making the jam. No worries if they are wet.

  2. Put the ingredients (cranberries, cane sugar a tiny pinch of salt, rose water, orange zest or peel and the cinnamon stick in a large enough pan over a low heat.

  3. Simmer for 12-13 minutes until the cranberries have softened and have a thick texture.

  4. While still cooking or wright after cooking has been finalised and you have turned the heat off, spoon the jam into a 400g sterilised jar and seal. See in this quince jam recipe under the FAQs how to sterilise preserve jars.

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