Spicy Fruit Compote

Spicy Fruit Compote

Looking for a fruit dessert? Then check out this spicy compote that’s perfect for French cuisine.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup orange juice
1/2
cup water
1/3
cup maple-flavored syrup, real maple syrup or packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup dried apricots, cut in half
2
pears or apples, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
2
tablespoons sugar
1/4
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2
cinnamon sticks
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients until blended. Heat to boiling over medium high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 8 to 12 minutes or until pears are tender.
  2. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve compote warm or cold.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup )
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make Ahead Spicy Fruit Compote
Make the compote up to 4 days ahead of time; cover and refrigerate. Serve cold, or reheat in the microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes until warm.
Cinnamon Fruit Compote
Substitute ground cinnamon for the pumpkin pie spice, raisins for the cranberries and dried peaches for the apricots.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 10mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 34g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.