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Overhead View of a Bowl of Spiced Wine Cranberry Sauce with Wine Glass and Orange Slices
Spiced Wine Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This homemade cranberry sauce is bursting with spices and the intense flavors of red wine and apple cider! Guaranteed to impress your guests and it comes together in about 15 minutes.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 90 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 star anise
  1. Stir all of the ingredients together in a small saucepan and place it over high heat.

  2. Bring the liquid to a boil, lower the heat, and allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until most of the berries have burst.

  3. Remove the pot from the heat and allow the sauce to cool. Remove the star anise.

  4. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Wine Cranberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cups)
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.1g0%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 18.4g6%
Fiber 1.6g6%
Sugar 14.2g16%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.