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Canning Drunken Cranberry Jam

Drunken Cranberry Jam

Drunken Cranberry Jam
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 2 1/2 cups fresh Cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 T. each fresh squeezed lemon & fresh squeezed lime
  • 4 T. Triple Sec (orange liqueur)


  • Combine all ingredients except the Triple Sec into a Dutch oven and cook down until the cranberries pop and the mixture thickens.
  • Using either an emersion blender or a masher continue to crush the rest of the cranberries till the consistency is smooth. Scrap off foam as it boils for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add the Triple Sec. Fill sterilized jars leaving 1/4" headspace. Remove air bubbles and refill to proper headspace if necessary.
  • Wipe rims and add hot lids/rings and process in water bath for 10 minutes.


Here is another recipe for Cranberries with a twist of Triple Sec - Drunken Cranberry Jam. I made this one last year just before Thanksgiving and it is also now gone from the pantry. The orange flavor of the Triple Sec was a great combination with the Cranberries to form a tart but sweet jam.
Keyword Drunken Cranberry Jam