Try Lynne’s Fruit Compote Recipe to accompany ice cream, yogurt or rice pudding. Make it your own and experiment with the fruit options.

Ingredients

    • 7 oz water
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 2 tbsp maple syrup
    • 10 dried apricots
    • 6 dried dates
    • ½ cup dried pineapple
    • 6 prunes, pitted
  • 4 fresh figs or 8 dried figs
  • 1 pear, quartered – leave skin on
  • 1 peach – if not in season use 1 small can of peaches, drained
  • 4 red plums
  • 7 oz cashews

Directions

  1. Boil water and sugar in a saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Cool and add two tablespoons of maple syrup.
  2. Place all remaining ingredients in the tagine and pour the syrup over. Cook on stove top at low heat for approximately 15 minutes or until fruits have softened.
  3. Serve over vanilla ice cream, yogurt or rice pudding.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves 4