Top 5 Lingonberry Substitutes

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Popular in jams, sauces, and other recipes, lingonberry can be a bit hard to replace because of its unique taste. But here we have curated a list of the closest lingonberry substitutes for you to add to your recipes.

So don’t worry, you don’t have to stop if you are unable to find lingonberry in your kitchen or local grocery store, these substitutes are at your disposal.

Lingonberry Substitutes

The best lingonberry substitutes include cranberry, cowberry, red currant, pomegranate molasses, cloudberry, and more.

Cranberry

The closest substitute of lingonberry, cranberry belongs to the same family as lingonberry. You can also make cranberry sauce to replace lingonberry preserve in various dishes including duck breasts and more. It brings the same tart and sweet taste to your dish as lingonberry.

A ladle filled with a few cranberries on the wooden counter

Cranberries are laxative in nature. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Pomegranate Molasses

Another substitute for lingonberry can be pomegranate molasses as it gives the same tart flavor to your dish.

Other

There are some other less popular substitutes for lingonberry, these include the following:

  • Cowberry
  • Red currant
  • Cloudberry
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 Jinal, an ex-banker who has completed her MBA in finance from Mumbai University, is passionate about health and wellness. She is a social media enthusiast. She has completed an online program on “Introduction to Food and Health” from Stanford University, US. On weekends you can find her in cafes or movie theaters. Positivity drives her and she finds peace in cooking, reading, and coffee!
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