Orange Marsala Cranberry Sauce

Posted by Kristin Camplese on 12/05, 2011 at 04:27 PM

Orange Marsala Cranberry Sauce

Photo Credit Kristin Camplese.

‘Tis the season for cranberries! Share your favorite recipe this month for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks.

Continue reading to see Kristin’s recipe for Orange Marsala Cranberry Sauce.

Photo Credit Kristin Camplese.


  1 quart of fresh cranberries, rinsed
  3/4 cup Sweet Marsala, plus 1-2 T
  3/4 cup orange juice
  1/2 cup brown sugar
  Healthy pinch of salt
  Zest of two oranges, finely chopped
  2 t fresh sage, finely chopped


In a medium saucepan, combine cranberries, 3/4 cup Marsala, orange juice, brown sugar, and salt over medium heat.  Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low.  Simmer uncovered for 10-15 minutes until all cranberries have popped and mixture is thick.  Remove from heat.

Stir in additional 1-2 T of Marsala, chopped orange zest, and chopped sage.  Store in refrigerator.  (Can be made 2-3 days ahead)

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