So, what is compote? Compote is a recipe consisting of fruit, whether fresh or dried, that is stewed in syrup and other complementary flavors.
Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 4 cups sweet cherries, pitted
- ¼ cup sugar
- 2 Tbsp. ice water
- 1 tsp. orange juice
- 2 tsp. cornstarch
- ½ tsp. vanilla
- Place all ingredients except vanilla in a medium saucepan, and cook over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Let cool to room temperature.
- Refrigerate, covered, until needed.