Instant Pot Cranberry Jelly Recipe

instant pot cranberry jelly recipe

Try this instant pot cranberry jelly recipe to wow your family at the breakfast table this Christmas. It also makes a great gift!

This instant pot cranberry jelly is going to knock your socks off! Nat made it at Thanksgiving and it was a hit with her whole family.

Cranberry jelly is the perfect condiment to have around the kitchen at Christmas time. The sweetness of the jelly makes this a great spread on toast, English muffins, and other breads.

But then the tartness of the cranberries and orange juice really give it a kick! The combo of sweet and tart of this jellied cranberry sauce will be unlike anything you can buy in a store.

jar of cranberry jelly on a table

Cranberry jelly makes a great small gift to accompany a gift card. Store the cranberry jelly in mason jars, wrap it with a festive ribbon, and attach your gift card to the lid. Most people just love a gift card to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Target, and Amazon, and a special homemade gift of this cranberry jelly recipe will be the icing on the cake!

This is a great gift for teachers, coaches, therapists, your mail carrier, really ANYONE who would enjoy a homemade, delicious gift.

Here's a party appetizer idea: pour the jelly over a brick of cream cheese and serve with crackers. I've done this before with pepper jelly and it's to die for!

jar of cranberry jelly on a table

Ingredients

  • 6 C fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 C brown sugar* (packed)
  • 2 oranges
  • Water

Equipment you'll need

Instant Pot – buy on Amazon

Juicing cup – buy on Amazon

Zester – buy on Amazon

Measuring cup – buy on Amazon

Food processor – buy on Amazon

jar of cranberry jelly on a table

How is cranberry jelly made?

Directions

1. Zest the 2 oranges with a hand zester (buy on Amazon). Add the zest to the instant pot.

2. Squeeze the juice of the 2 oranges in a hand juicer (buy on Amazon) and pour into a measuring cup (buy on Amazon). Add water to the same measuring cup to equal 1 full cup of liquid, then pour into the instant pot.

3. Add cranberries and brown sugar to the instant pot (buy on Amazon). Mix well.

4. Turn the instant pot to High Pressure. Set it for 10 minutes. Allow the instant pot to cool completely. To release the built-up steam, use the quick release function.

5. Transfer the cranberry-orange mixture from the instant pot to a food processor (buy on Amazon). Puree until smooth. Pour into to mason jars with lids (buy on Amazon) for storage.

6. Put in the refrigerator to cool or until ready to serve. You can increase the sugar to 1 cup if you want a sweeter taste.

Yield: 4 half pints

Instant Pot Cranberry Butter

Instant Pot Cranberry Butter

Try this instant pot cranberry jelly recipe to wow your family at the breakfast table this Christmas. It also makes a great gift!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 C fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 C brown sugar* (packed)
  • 2 oranges
  • Water

Instructions

  1. Zest the 2 oranges with a hand zester. Add the zest to the instant pot.
  2. Squeeze the juice of the 2 oranges in a hand juicer and pour into a measuring cup. Add water to the same measuring cup to equal 1 full cup of liquid, then pour into the instant pot.
  3. Add cranberries and brown sugar to the instant pot. Mix well.
  4. Turn the instant pot to High Pressure. Set it for 10 minutes. Allow the instant pot to cool completely. To release the built-up steam, use the quick release function.
  5. Transfer the cranberry-orange mixture from the instant pot to a food processor. Puree until smooth. Pour into to mason jars with lids for storage.
  6. Put in the refrigerator to cool or until ready to serve. You can increase the sugar to 1 cup if you want a sweeter taste.

Notes

Products you'll need:

Instant Pot - buy on Amazon

Juicing cup - buy on Amazon

Zester - buy on Amazon

Measuring cup - buy on Amazon

Food processor - buy on Amazon

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: n/aTotal Fat: n/agCholesterol: n/amgSodium: n/amgCarbohydrates: n/agNet Carbohydrates: n/agFiber: n/agSugar: n/agSugar Alcohols: n/agProtein: n/ag

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