Fresh Cranberry Compote

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by hellokitty

From Everyday is a Party Cookbook by Emeril Lagasse. Looked good on the FoodNetwork!

Top Review by AniSarit

The best cranberry sauce ever! I wanted to post this, but thanks hellokitty for saving me the trouble! The correct amount of lemon zest is 1 teaspoon. Making this a day in advance is the only way to go, since all the flavors really come out. Also, using a good quality vanilla extract is important.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the cranberies, lemon and orange zest, orange and lemon juice, sugar, vanilla and 11/2 cups of the water in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook for 8 minutes.
  3. Dissolve the cornstarch in the remaining 1/2 cup water and add to the pan.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium, then stir constantly until the mixture thickens, about 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and cool completely before serving.

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