Dried Fruit Compote Recipe

Dried fruit compote
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings
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This dried fruit compote recipe is the perfect ending to a filling Passover Seder feast. This compote also works well for a Shabbat dessert or Tu B'Shvat treat. Here are more kosher for Passover dessert recipes.

At its simplest, a compote is a dish that has been made with fresh or dried fruit that has been slowly cooked or stewed (that's why compotes are also referred to as "stewed fruits") in a sugar syrup that can be laced with liquor and / or spices. Compotes are usually served chilled.

Kosher Status: Parve

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup dried plums (or prunes, pitted)
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 strip of lemon rind
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice

How to Make It

  1. In a medium saucepan, place 1 cup dried pitted plums or prunes, 1 cup dried apricots, and 1 cup golden raisins. Add water just to cover the fruits. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add 1/2 cup sugar, 1 strip of lemon rind, 2 whole cloves and 1/4 teaspoon allspice. Stir and add a little water if necessary.
  3. Return heat, reduce heat and simmer gently, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until fruit has softened and syrup is thick.
  1. Remove lemon rind and cloves.
  2. Chill several hours before serving, garnished with chopped walnuts if desired.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 132
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)