Recipe courtesy of Cocoa and Fig
Episode: Sugar
Cranberry Orange Trifle Shooters
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
15 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
15 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Cranberry-Orange Sauce:
  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
Whipped Cream:
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
Shooters:
  • 3 to 4 graham crackers, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons orange zest

Directions

For the cranberry-orange sauce: Combine the cranberries, orange juice, granulated sugar and orange zest in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the sugar dissolves and the cranberries begin to burst, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. 

Using a hand-held mixer, blend the cranberry sauce until smooth. Stir in the liqueur. Transfer the sauce to a clean container and refrigerate until completely cool. (The sauce will thicken as it cools.) 

For the whipped cream: In a medium bowl, beat the heavy cream, confectioners' sugar and liqueur until medium peaks form. 

For the shooters: Put 1/2 teaspoon graham crackers in the bottom of each shot glass. Top with 1/2-inch cranberry-orange sauce and 1 tablespoon whipped cream. Top with more graham crackers and enough cranberry-orange sauce to come to within 1/4-inch of the top of the shot glass. Add a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with orange zest. Serve chilled.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Orange and Blackberry Trifle

Chocolate, Chestnut and Orange Trifle

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Fennel Orange Cranberry Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Cranberry, Orange and Prosecco

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Cranberry-Orange Compote

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

7am | 6c
8am | 7c
9am | 8c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Guilty Pleasures

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Guilty Pleasures

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c