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Raisin Sauce

Yield Makes 2 1/4 cups; 8 to 10 servings
This simple, old-fashioned spiced raisin sauce has been a longstanding holiday tradition for Margery Davis Bennett's husband. His family enjoys it with cooked turkey or ham.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2/3 cup apple jelly
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 210
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • protein 0.6 g
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 49 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • sodium 99 mg
  • cholesterol 6.9 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a 2- to 3-quart pan over medium heat, stir sugar and 1/2 cup water until the sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Add raisins, jelly, vinegar, butter, lemon juice, cloves, mace, salt, and pepper; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until raisin sauce is reduced to 2 1/4 cups, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.

  2. Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.