3 Tips to Make Cranberry Sauce Less Bitter

Cranberry sauce is a holiday classic, but with some homemade recipes the tartness can be a bit overwhelming.  Read on for 3 simple tips to mellow out the bitterness.


Sweeten with Sugar

Mellow the tartness by adding brown sugar or granulated sugar. Aim for balance, not a sugar overload.


Balance with Citrus

Brighten your sauce with  fresh orange juice. It's a citrus twist that complements the cranberry's zing.



The bitterness in cranberries can intensify if you overcook them, so cook until they've just burst, then remove from heat.

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