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Cranberry and sloe gin sauce recipe

Cranberry and sloe gin sauce recipe

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This rich, fruity cranberry sauce is a luxurious blend of tart cranberries, sweet clementines, sticky marmalade and aromatic sloe gin. Quick and simple, this sauce is sure to be the perfect partner to your Christmas turkey. You can even get ahead by freezing the sauce up to a month in advance or chilling it for up to a few days. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 15 mins, plus cooling
  • 58 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 2 clementines, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp marmalade
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp sloe gin
  • 400g (13oz) cranberries

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    11g 13%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 12.2g Protein 0.3g Fibre 0.4g


  1. Heat the clementine zest, juice, marmalade, sugar and gin in a pan over a low heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add the berries and simmer for 8-10 minutes, until the fruit has softened and the sauce has thickened. Transfer to a bowl and leave to cool. Chill until ready to serve.

Freezing and defrosting guidelines

Make according to the recipe and allow to cool completely. Put into a freezer-proof box and freeze for up to 1 month.

Leave to defrost at room temperature for several hours before serving.

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