Compote is an easy recipe that involves simple fruit mixed with sugars to make a chunky syrup. Compote or compôte is a thick syrupy jam like dessert that originated from medieval Europe. The whole fruits are first cooked in water with sugar and spices to enhance flavours. Then preserved in glass jars and used to top desserts or sweeten breakfast dishes like toast, pancakes waffles etc. Compote is similar to jam and doesn’t take a long time to make.
When I received a delightful product hamper with the best quality fruit, dry fruit and other condiments from Taste of America, I decided to make a Blueberry Compote with it. You can use fresh or frozen blueberries for this recipe. Sharing a very simple recipe for blueberry compote that just needs four ingredients.
Blueberry Compote Recipe
1 cup Fresh Blueberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp cornflour mixed in water
1. You need to add all the ingredients in a sauce pan and cook on medium heat.
2. Keep stirring till the sauce thickens. It should reduce to half and coat the spatula. Stir for 3 to five minutes on slow flame.
3. Then switch off the gas, and let it cool for some time.
4.Store in an air tight jar and keep refrigerated.
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To enjoy pour on cheesecakes, ice cream, pancakes or just lick straight away from the jar. If you wish add maple syrup or honey instead of sugar to this recipe. You can make compote with other berries like strawberries, blackberries, mulberries, raspberries, and jamun too.
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