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Homemade Cranberry Juice Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Juice Recipe

This refreshing and sweet cranberry juice has a mild tartness level. Its jewel red color looks very attractive served in glassware. —Carol Domes, Whitehorse, Yukon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 quarts water
  • 8 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice


  • 1. In a soup kettle, bring water and cranberries to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until berries begin to pop.
  • 2. Strain through a fine strainer, pressing mixture with a spoon; discard berries. Return cranberry juice to the pan. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice and orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3. Remove from the heat. Cool. Transfer to a pitcher; cover and refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 200 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 4g fiber), 0g protein .

Reviews for Homemade Cranberry Juice

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shortbreadlover 210429
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"love anything cranberry. i like that this is all natural and does not contain hfcy and eill make again and again"

tkarinas 182185
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"This drink is excellent and my family and I absolutely love it. We will be making it many more times and keeping the recipe."

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