Edible Christmas Gifts (3) ~ Apple and Cranberry Chutney

Apple and Cranberry Chutney
This Chutney tastes fantastic, even straight out of the pan! The original recipe comes from Good Food magazine but I halved the recipe as I only wanted to fill 2 x 500g jars.

Yield: 2 x 500g Jars

Apple and Cranberry Chutney

Apple and cranberry chutney recipe. Perfect for christmas gifts.
prep time: 10 minscook time: 1 hourtotal time: 1 hours and 10 mins


500g Cooking apples, peeled and chopped
250g Eating Apples, peeled and chopped
250 onions, sliced
25g Ginger, chopped
1/2 Tsp red peppercorns
250g Granulated Sugar
125ml Cider Vinegar
250g Cranberries


Step 1: Put all ingredients in a large pan except the cranberries, bring to the boil then simmer uncovered for 50 minutes.
Step 2: Add the cranberries for final 10 minutes of cooking.
Step 3: Fill 2 x 500g Sterilised Jars.

Great served with cold meats and cheeses or given as a Christmas present. The Chutney will keep for 6 months.


  1. I love chutney, especially on a cold sandwich, but I've never made it myself, how wonderful.

  2. You're giving some fabulous Christmas gifts this year, Beth! The recipients are very, very lucky indeed.

  3. Yum. I've been looking for a great chutney recipe and I've finally found it.

  4. That looks wonderful, Beth. There are some lucky people on your Christmas list.

  5. It looks wonderfully festive. I bet ti would great mini pies for the non mince pie eaters. I love your jars you keep using, where do you get them from?

    However recieves all your Christmas creations is going to be spoilt!

  6. Hi Katie
    I get the jars from lakeland. They do a set of le parfait jars

  7. Beth your chutney looks wonderful. I made the Cranberry and Apple Chutney from Nigella Christmas!


  8. This is a great gift idea Beth and it looks lovely :)

    Rosie x

  9. I love the colours of this chutney, looks really good and i bet it tastes it too! :)

  10. I love chutney and this one sounds & looks fantastic.

  11. Oooh another recipe to add to my edible Christmas gifts stash. So easy but SO delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  12. That looks amazing, so nice to see a bright and attractively coloured one not brown as normal. I might try this out once I find some cranberries!

    Thanks for linking up to the Recipe Shed linky!