Hot Fruit Compote Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Canned peach/Apricot halves1 Pound (1 Can)
 Canned pear halves1 Pound (1 Can)
 Canned plums/Greengage plums1 Pound (1 Can, Purple Or Greengage)
 Firmly packed light brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Slivered orange rind1 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 425 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g10%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 24.7 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 85 g

Protein 2 g3.1%

Vitamin A 24.1% Vitamin C 45.4%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 350° F.
Drain and measure 1 cup syrup from canned fruits and mix with sugar, lemon juice, and orange rind.
Arrange fruits in a large casserole, add sugar mixture, and dot with butter.
Bake, uncovered, 1/2 hour; serve hot with cream or cool and ladle over ice cream or pound cake.