Dried Fruit Compote

Dried fruit compote makes a delicious heart-healthy breakfast, snack or dessert rich in vitamins C and E.

30 Minutes a Day to Healthy Heart, Reader’s Digest


Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 10minutes 25-30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings: servings
Servings: servings
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the orange juice, honey, orange and lemon zests, lemon juice, cloves and nutmeg. Bring to a boil over moderate heat, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the dried fruit and currants to the pan. Bring back to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the fruit is very soft.
  3. Transfer dried fruit compote to a serving bowl and allow the fruit to cool to room temperature in the syrup.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: calories 223, saturated fat 0 g, total fat 0.4 g, sodium 28 mg, cholesterol 0 mg, protein 2.5 g, carbohydrate 58 g, fibre 4.5 g