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Homemade Cranberry Juice

How To Make Homemade Cranberry Juice

Cranberry juice is a tart and tangy beverage that can be enjoyed on its own or used as a mixer in cocktails.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course How To
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 54 kcal


  • 1 Sauce Pan


  • 3 cups Fresh or Frozen Cranberries
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon honey optional
  • ½ cup orange juice optional


  • Start with fresh or frozen cranberries. If using fresh berries, make sure to wash them thoroughly.
  • Place the cranberries in a saucepan and add water to cover. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the cranberries have burst.
  • Use a wooden spoon to mash the cranberries.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth into a pitcher or jar.
  • Sweeten to taste with honey, maple syrup, or sugar. You can also add a splash of orange juice for additional flavor.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for later.


  • You can also add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice for an additional citrus flavor.


Calories: 54kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 123mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 107IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword Homemade Cranberry Juice
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