Scarlet confit recipe

Scarlet confit recipe

Scarlet confit

Prep Time ~ 10 mins Cooking Time ~ 15 mins
Approx Cost ~ £? Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 20

Tip ~


450g / 1lb fresh or frozen cranberries

225g / 8oz granulated sugar

Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange

50ml / 2 floz port

50ml / 2 floz cider vinegar

A large pinch ground allspice

A large pinch of ground cinnamon


  • Measure all the ingredients into a shallow pan.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer gently for about 10 - 15 minutes, stirring from time to time. Don't worry if it looks a bit runny as it thickens when it cools.
  • Gently reheat to serve roast turkey or game birds.

To prepare ahead - cook and keep covered in the fridge for up to 1 month.

To freeze - cool quickly, pack and freeze for up to 3 months. Leave at room temperature to defrost