Swedish Lingonberry Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Better Homes and Gardens' "Meals with a Foreign Flair". This Swedish sauce can be served with meat or over Swedish pancakes. Posted for ZWT 3.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups lingonberries
  • 12 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Drain berries, wash and pick out any leaves.
  2. Place berries in saucepan; add water and heat to boiling.
  3. Add sugar; stir to dissolve. Simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Place saucepan in cold water; stir sauce for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve warm if using for pancakes, chill if serving with meat.


Most Helpful

I served this with Smoked salmon and crackers at a holiday party. Very big hit!

Joan S. December 17, 2014

Wow, this was worth the quest to find the lingonberries, we loved it! After making the sauce, I mixed a little of it with butter and served the Swedish pancakes with lingonberry butter and lingonberry sauce. Absolutely divine!

puppitypup December 07, 2007

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