Warm Fruit Compote of Cherries, Orange and Cranberries Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Total Time:
12 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
7 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pitted cherries
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • Ginger snaps, vanilla wafers or cinnamon sugar cookies, to garnish
Directions
  • In a microwave safe bowl, combine cherries and their juice, orange zest and juice and the cranberries. Loosely cover dish with plastic food storage wrap and microwave on high 1 minute. Stir fruit and microwave on high 1 minute longer. Let fruit stand 5 minutes, then spoon over scoops of vanilla ice cream. Garnish with ginger snaps, vanilla wafers or cinnamon sugar cookies.

  • Compote may also be prepared on conventional stove top. Combine compote ingredients in a small saucepot and simmer over low heat 7 or 8 minutes or until cranberries plump.


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