← Back to Search Results
Warm Fruit Compote

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

A good winter dessert when fresh fruit supplies are limited.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 5–10 Mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 6 pitted dried plums, chopped
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 firm ripe pear, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Yogurt or honey, to serve

Directions

1. Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the fruit and cinnamon stick. Cook gently, stirring often, until the fruit has completely softened.

2. Stir in the sugar and heat for a couple of minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved.

3. Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the lemon juice. Serve warm with a spoonful of yogurt or a drizzle of honey.

Notes

Prepare ahead: The compote can be made several days in advance, cooled, covered, and refrigerated.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include yogurt or honey, to serve.

190kcal (10%)
22mg (2%)
8mg (14%)
67mcg RAE (2%)
343mg
17mg
1g
26g
5g
37g
15mg (5%)
3mg (0%)
4g (18%)
6g (9%)
0mg (3%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
fresh-from-the-farmers-market-year-round-recipes-for-the-pick-of-the-crop Fresh from the Farmers' Mar...
by Janet Fletcher
big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
amor-y-tacos Amor Y Tacos
by Deborah Schneider
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?