Raisin Sauce With Currant Jelly

Close-Up Of Raisins In Bowl On Cutting Board

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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups sauce (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
32 Calories
0g Fat
8g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 1/4 cups sauce (12 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 6mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a recipe for raisin sauce with currant jelly and orange juice, a nice complement to baked ham or pork loin.


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup jelly (currant)
  • 1/2 teaspoon zest (orange)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (light brown, firmly packed)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash allspice

Steps to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat combine water, raisins, currant jelly, orange zest, and orange juice.

  2. Bring raisin sauce mixture to a boil. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, and allspice.

  3. Stir into raisin sauce mixture.

  4. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is thick and clear.

  5. Serve warm with ham or pork loin.

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