Spiced Berry Compote
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Top each serving of this compote with a small scoop of mango sorbet and a sprig of fresh mint to add color and elegance.
water2 ½ cup(s)
table wine1 cup(s), white (or white grape juice)
whole cloves½ Tbsp, about 8 cloves
ground cinnamon⅛ tsp, or 2 cinnamon sticks
ginger root½ piece(s), 1/2-inch-thick, cut into 2 slices
lemon zest⅛ tsp, or 1 piece lemon peel
fresh lemon juice1 ½ Tbsp
fresh blackberries1 cup(s)
strawberries12 medium, halved
- In a small pot, combine water, wine, sugar, cloves, cinnamon and ginger. Add strips of zest and 1 tablespoon juice from lemon half. Heat mixture to boiling. Reduce and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
- Transfer liquid to large glass serving bowl and cool until warm. Add blackberries, raspberries and strawberries. Let stand about an hour. Serve with slotted spoon, discarding spices and lemon rind.