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Spiced Berry Compote

Total Time
25 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Top each serving of this compote with a small scoop of mango sorbet and a sprig of fresh mint to add color and elegance.
Ingredients

water

2½ cup(s)

table wine

1 cup(s), white (or white grape juice)

sugar

cup(s)

whole cloves

½ Tbsp, about 8 cloves

ground cinnamon

tsp, or 2 cinnamon sticks

ginger root

½ piece(s), 1/2-inch-thick, cut into 2 slices

lemon zest

tsp, or 1 piece lemon peel

fresh lemon juice

1½ Tbsp

fresh blackberries

1 cup(s)

fresh raspberries

1 cup(s)

strawberries

12 medium, halved

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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