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5 from 10 votes

Cranberry Orange Simple Syrup

This easy to make simple syrup, adds all of the flavors of cranberry and orange to any cocktail!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cup
Author: straighttothehipsbaby
Cost: $3


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 mason jar


  • 1/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce *See notes for recipe link
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 naval orange rind pith sliced off
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan and mix.
  • Place the pot of medium high heat and bring to a low boil. Stir occasionally.
  • Let boil for 5 minutes.
  • After boiling, remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
  • Strain the syrup into a glass mason jar with a fitted lid. Discard the solids.
  • Store in the chiller for up to 3 weeks.


For an easy & delicious New England style cranberry sauce, tap below!