Fresh cranberries baked with sugar, brandy, and orange zest.
- 1 (12-ounce) bag of fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/3 to 1/2 cup brandy
- 2 Tbsp finely shredded orange zest (use microplane zester)
1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Sort through cranberries and discard any that are soft or decayed.
2 Mix cranberries, sugar, brandy, and orange zest in a 8 or 9-inch square baking dish. Bake uncovered until most of the liquid has evaporated, 1 to 1 1/4 hours, stirring occasionally.
Chill up to one week.
Yield: Makes 2 cups.