Don't miss another recipe! Get our daily picks delivered right to your inbox!   
home > recipes > everyday cooking > canning and preserving > orange jam

Cranberry-Orange Jam

recipe at a glance
Rating: 5/5
1 review

ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   6 half-pints

recipe id: 30658
cook method: stovetop

recipe tools

Photoadd photo
review it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest
save to yummly


4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
3 cups water
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 cups sugar
2 pouches liquid pectin (3 ounce ea)


Place cranberries and water in a heavy-bottomed 8- to 10-quart pan. Bring to boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until berries begin to pop (about 10 minutes). Drain well, reserving liquid.

Place cranberries in blender or food processor and whirl until smooth; add enough of reserved liquid to berries to make 4 cups. Return berry puree to pan.

Stir in orange juice, lemon juice and sugar until well blended. Bring to full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly; then boil, stirring, 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in pectin at all once. Skim off any foam.

Ladle hot jam into hot, sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe rims and threads clean; top with hot lids, then firmly screw on bands. Process in boiling water canner 5 minutes, or omit processing and ladle jam into freezer jars or freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch headspace; apply lids.

Let stand 12 to 24 hours at room temperature; freeze or refrigerate. For best flavor, store for at least 1 week before using. Storage time, up to 1 year in freezer.

added by



41 calories, 0 grams fat, 11 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletters that feature hand-picked recipes

more recipes like cranberry-orange jam

comments & reviews

number of 5 star votes on this recipe
number of 4 star votes on this recipe
number of 3 star votes on this recipe
number of 2 star votes on this recipe
number of 1 star votes on this recipe
number of unrated comments on this recipe0

Registered Member at
Member since:
Nov 9, 2013

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
It looks so good! But can it be kept in a cool dark place or must it be frozen especially since it has been processed. Hope I can get an answer. Thank you, taitt14

CDKitchen Staff Reply:
As per the directions, you must either process it in the hot water bath or freeze it.

Orange Jam
View more orange jam recipes
Canning And Preserving
View more canning and preserving recipes
Everyday Cooking
View more everyday cooking recipes
Sauces And Condiments
View more sauces and condiments recipes
Recipe Newsletter
Subscribe to our free email newsletter to get our daily recipe picks, cooking tips, and more!

free recipe newsletter signup!