How to Make Sugared Cranberries

I love cooking and decorating with cranberries.  I have never tried to make sugared cranberries before, but I love the look of them.  I especially love them on top of a simple white cake.  They were simple to make and look so festive.

What you Need for Sugared Cranberries

  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar (divided)
  • 1/4 Cup of Water
  •  1 Cup of Fresh Cranberries

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

How to Make Sugared Cranberries

Step 1 – In a small saucepan over medium to low heat, dissolve 1/4 cup of sugar and water. Let water cool and mix in the cranberries.  Let them soak 4-6 hours.

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

Step 2 – Add the remaining sugar.  Roll the the cranberries in the sugar until they are fully coated with sugar.

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

Step 3 – Place cranberries on a cooling rack for at least 1 hour.

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

Add them to your favorite cocktail, decorate a cake….the possibilities are endless.  Comment down below how you would use them.  Have you entered the Friendsgiving Cranberry Contest yet?

Friendsgiving Cranberry Contest

In honor of Friendsgiving, the Cranberry Marketing Committee is launching its second annual Cranberry Friendsgiving Photo Contest, giving entrants a chance to win $4,000 in prizes for the best cranberry dishes, drinks and décor. Simply post a photo of your cranberry creation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest with #FriendsgivingCranberryContest and then upload it at CranberryFriendsgiving.com to enter.
Comment down below your favorite food, drink or decor using cranberries.

Sugared Cranberries by Happy Family Blog

Cranberry Recipe for these festive Sugared Cranberries made with fresh cranberries by Happy Family Blog

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