Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Quick Fruit Compote

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup dry white wine

3 cups water

1/2 cup sugar

1 stick cinnamon; 1 bay leaf, 4 cloves; whole allspice, peppercorns

6 ounces dried apricots

6 ounces dried pitted prunes

2 ounces golden raisins

1 to 2 cups cut up fresh seasonal fruit

Fresh mint, plain or vanilla yogurt and sliced almonds for garnish


  1. Combine wine, water, sugar and spices and bring to a boil. Add apricots, prunes and raisins, cover and bring back to a simmer Remove from heat and cool. Stir in fresh fruit of choice and garnish with mint, yogurt and almonds.