Cranberry and Orange Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1.5 kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  • 1.5 kg (3lb 5oz) cranberries
  • 1 large orange
  • 500ml (18 fl oz) water
  • Optional: 15ml (1 tablespoon) of lemon juice
  1. Put the sugar and water in a preserving pan and heat.
  2. Stir well until all the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Bring to the boil.
  4. Add the whole cranberries.
  5. Finely grate the peel of the orange.
  6. Add the peel to the pan.
  7. Keep at the boil for about 20 minutes or until setting point is reached.
  8. If the jam will not set, add the lemon juice and the juice from the orange, then boil until it will set.
  9. Transfer to warmed and sterile jars, and seal well.
Recipe by Jam Recipes at