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Cranberry Jam

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 1 1/2 cups
This jewel-toned jam can dress up vanilla ice cream, too.


  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons almond liqueur

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until thickened; stir in liqueur. Cool completely. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

  2. Make Ahead: Both the torte and the cranberry jam can be made a day ahead and chilled until ready to serve.

Christmas With Southern Living 2006