Recipe: Peach and Berry Compote

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A simple topping or fruity dessert.

Compote or compôte is a dessert originating from medieval Europe, made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. It is created by boiling fruit until the sugar is concentrated to congeal the mixture. This recipe is a delicious recipe that goes great on toast, french toast, or waffles.  Heck, it goes well by itself, and it fits in with a weight loss diet.

AuthorChuckH
DifficultyBeginner

A delicious topping for dessert or breakfast.

Peach and Berry Compote

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Ingredients:

 2 cups fresh or frozen peaches
 2 cups fresh or frozen mixed berries
 ½ cup water

Directions:

1

Roughly chop fruit if fresh.

2

Cover bottom of a saucepan with 1/4 inch deep water. Place fruit in a saucepan over medium heat.

3

Bring to a boil. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once the fruit starts to soften begin mashing fruit with a fork or back of a spoon if you want. Simmer until syrup reaches the desired consistency.

4

Sweeten if you desire with choice of sugar, honey, maple syrup, stevia, Splenda, aspartame, agave, etc.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.5 cup

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 70
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1mg1%
Potassium 233mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 15.5g6%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g15%
Sugars 12g
Protein 1.2g3%

Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 1%
Iron 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Notes:
  1. Serve well over waffles, pancakes, oatmeal, crepes, angle food cake, yogurt, frozen yogurt, or pudding.
  2. May use fresh or frozen fruit. There is no need to thaw the frozen fruit but it will increase the cooking time.
  3. This recipe delivers 3.7 grams of fiber per serving.

Ingredients

 2 cups fresh or frozen peaches
 2 cups fresh or frozen mixed berries
 ½ cup water

Directions

1

Roughly chop fruit if fresh.

2

Cover bottom of a saucepan with 1/4 inch deep water. Place fruit in a saucepan over medium heat.

3

Bring to a boil. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once the fruit starts to soften begin mashing fruit with a fork or back of a spoon if you want. Simmer until syrup reaches the desired consistency.

4

Sweeten if you desire with choice of sugar, honey, maple syrup, stevia, Splenda, aspartame, agave, etc.

Peach and Berry Compote
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