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 17 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:10 mins

Serves:6 Adults


It's hard to beat a traditional roast dinner and this gravy is perfect with it.


  • 1 tablespoon of cornflour
  • 1 chicken stockpot
  • 300ml / 10 fl oz. of water
  • 3 tablespoons of red wine
  • 1 tablespoon of cranberry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • Black pepper to season


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan
  2. Add in the cornflour and allow to cook on a low heat for 1 minute stirring all the time
  3. Make up the chicken stock with the stockpot and boiling water,  gradually blend this into the butter and flour mix with a whisk and bring to the boil
  4. Simmer for 2 minutes then stir in the wine and cranberry sauce
  5. Stir until thickened
  6. Season with a little black pepper and serve in a jug or gravy boat

What you will need

  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Whisk

Serving suggestions

Serve hot!

"If you don't want to make homemade gravy then simply use gravy granules and the boiling water from cooking your vegetables"

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