Holiday Fruit Compote - Dinner With Julie

Holiday Fruit Compote

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November 25, 2013

  • Makes: Makes about 8 cups.


4 cups peeled and diced ripe bartlett pears

2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries

2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries

2 1/2 cups sugar

2/3 cup orange juice

1 Tbsp finely grated orange zest

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground allspice

1/4 tsp ground cloves

1/4 cup orange liqueur (optional)


1Bring all ingredients up to a simmer in a large, heavy- bottomed saucepot, stirring often. Simmer for about 15 minutes, until pears are tender and cranberries have popped. Pack into sterilized jars and seal, or store refrigerated for up to 4 weeks.

2Compote can also be frozen for up to 3 months.