Candied Cranberries

cranberries

These cranberries are the perfect garnish to all your holiday treats or to enjoy on their own 🙂

cran-orange cupcakes

This recipe requires a 1 to 2 hour dry process so it is best to make these ahead of time. I made a large batch to keep on hand as I made my Cran-Orange Cupcakes

 

Candied Cranberries
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Serves: 1½ cups
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup sugar to roll cranberries in
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1½ cups fresh cranberries
Instructions
  1. Wash cranberries and ensure all stems are removed. Place in bowl.
  2. In a saucepan, heat water, ¾ cup sugar, orange juice and bring to a boil. Keep on high heat until all sugar is dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and then add in orange zest. Pour over cranberries and allow them to sit in the syrup for 1 hour.
  4. Drain the cranberries from the syrup.
  5. Place ½ cup sugar onto a sheet tray.
  6. Roll cranberries in the sugar, remove and place on parchment paper.
  7. Allow cranberries to dry for 1-2 hours.
  8. Enjoy! 🙂

 

 

 

 

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