Apricot Dried Fruit Compote

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

In rural homes in Eastern Europe summer fruits are often dried for compotes in the winter. This fruit compote is rich in apricot, prunes and raisins.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients, except orange extract. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered, 20 minutes.
  2. Remove and discard cinnamon stick.
  3. Stir in orange extract.
  4. Serve hot or cold.


Most Helpful

Very easy to make with my favourite dried fruits. I have made this to have with cereal & yoghurt for breakfasts instead of dessert. A 'keeper' for me :) Made for Aus/NZ swap June 2009

Jen T June 14, 2009

What can I say ~ I love apricots, * love dried fruits & I really enjoy putting together compotes, this one included ~ THE COMBO OF THESE FRUITS IS A WONDERFUL TREAT! Will definitely be making this one again! Thanks for sharing! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this fall's Pick-a-Chef]

Sydney Mike September 14, 2008

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