Apricot Cherry Compote
It’s easy to make compote: just stew up some dried fruit and enjoy it with dessert.
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- fine grater
- small saucepan
- wooden spoon
- 1 c unsulphured dried apricots, chopped
- 1 c dried cherries
- ½ c dark raisins
- 1 t fresh ginger, grated
- 1 t orange zest (grated peel)
- 1 2/3 c orange or apple juice
- ¼ c sugar
- ¼ c hazelnut liqueur
Place everything but the liqueur in the saucepan over medium heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Stir in liqueur, simmer another minute, and set aside for 5 minutes.
Serve warm over ice cream, cake, or even pancakes.
Adapted from The Moosewood Collective’s Moosewood Restaurant New Classics: 350 recipes for homestyle favorites and everyday feasts, in which it’s called "Winter Fruit Compote.
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