Cranberry Frappé

Preparation info
  • Makes

    a little

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

A thrifty fruit for New England, because it grew wild in profusion, was what John Josselyn in his New England Rarities (1672) called “Cranberry, or Bear-berry ... a small trayling plant that grows in salt marshes.” The name probably came from the Dutch or German kranbeere or kranebere, for berries that grew where cranes fed, that is, in marshes and bogs. Both Indians and colonists of New England “boyl them with Sugar for