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Whole Cranberry Sauce with Blackberries and Lime

This compote is so easy to make it leaves you more time for doing other things.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Compote is a quick and easy way to use up leftover berries (and fruit too) especially when they start to get a little on the soft side.

It’s so good as a topping on ice cream, pancakes, waffles, plain yogurt and oatmeal.

I like to serve it in a little bowl alongside a meal with pork, chicken, or beef, similar to how one may serve applesauce.

What I like most about this recipe is that the lime flavor really stands out.

Along with the sweet syrup, it reminds me of limeade.

It’s also made with a bit of grated ginger root which adds a fresh and slightly tangy taste.

Here are more recipes with cranberries you may like “Lemonade Cranberry Sauce” and “Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Spice” and “Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies“.

As I was taking pictures of this recipe my little Boston Terrier was “helping” me.

He makes me laugh so much that I had to include some pics below where he photobombed my shots.

His name is Bubba Jay.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in spoon

Let’s check out the ingredients.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce ingredients

Fresh cranberries, blackberries, lime juice, lime zest, sugar, water, and ginger root.  No Bubba Jay, you can’t have a blackberry.

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

Fresh Cranberries in Colander

Rinse the cranberries, (no cranberries for Bubba Jay)

Fresh Blackberries in Colander

…rinse the blackberries…

Grated ginger root on cutting board

…peel and grate the ginger root…

Grated lime zest on cutting board

…and zest a lime.  Set aside.

Pour water into pot

In a medium size pan, add water…

Sqeeze lime juice in pot

…and from the lime that was zested,

Squeeze lime juice in pot

…lime juice.

Add grated ginger root in pot

To the pan, add grated ginger root,

Add sugar in pot

and sugar.

Simple Syrup in pot

Next,

Stir simple syrup in pot

Heat the pan on medium heat.

Stir simple syrup in pot

Stir as the mixture heats.

Add Cranberries to Sugar Water in pot

Once the liquid boils…

Add cranberries to sugar water in pot

Add cranberries to sugar water in pot

Add the cranberries…

Stir cranberries in sugar water in pot

…and stir.  The cranberries should start to pop.

Stir cranberries in sugar water in pot

TIP – If the liquid begins to foam and rise like in the picture above, turn the heat down just a bit.

Stir cranberries in sugar water in pot

Stir.

Stir cranberries in sugar water in pot

Continue to stir until the liquid starts to reduce (about 5 minutes).

Whole Cranberry Sauce and Blackberries

When there is still some liquid in the pan, turn off the heat and move the pan on to an unused burner on the stove, or on a heat resistant surface or hot pad.

Add blackberries to cranberry sauce in pot

Next,

Add blackberries to cranberry sauce in pot

…to the pan,

Add blackberries to cranberry sauce in pot

add the blackberries…

Cranberry sauce with blackberries in pot

…and…

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in pot

…gently stir together.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Top with lime zest…

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

…and serve warm or chilled.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Here comes Bubba Jay for a visit.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Hi Bubba Jay, no compote for you.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

yum, so good.

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Enjoy each and every…

Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce in bowl

…bite.

Blackberry Cranberry Sauce with dog looking

Um, Bubba Jay just climbed in my lap.

Blackberry Cranberry Sauce with dog looking

No more picture taking for now.  Just hugs for Bubba Jay.

Thank you so much for stopping by CCC!

More Holiday Recipes You May Like:

Pumpkin Pudding Puff Pastry Desserts

Baileys and Coffee White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rosemary and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cherry, Pineapple and Mandarin Orange Ambrosia

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Whole Blackberry Cranberry Sauce

Whole Cranberry Sauce with Blackberries and Lime

This compote is so easy to make it leaves you more time for doing other things!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry Sauce
Servings: 6 (Serves 6 to 8)

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (12 ounces) fresh cranberries
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh blackberries
  • 1 lime zested
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ¼ teaspoon peeled and grated ginger root
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • To a medium size pan add water, lime juice, ginger root, and sugar. Stir. Heat the pan on medium heat. 
  • When the water comes to a boil, add the cranberries and stir. Cook until the cranberries begin to pop (about 5 minutes). If the liquid in the pan is boiling too rapidly (and rising), turn down the heat to low. 
  • Turn off the heat and move the pan to an unused burner on the stove, or on a heat resistant surface or hot pad. 
  • Add the blackberries. Gently stir together. Top with lime zest and serve warm or chilled.

Notes

TIP:

  1. When cooking the cranberries; the liquid in the pan is boiling too rapidly (and rising), turn down the heat to low.
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