Ginger Berry Compote With Angel Food Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

From "Everyday Food" #29 (Jan./Feb. 2006).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 ounces berries (frozen mixed berries, unthawed)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon gingerroot (minced, fresh)
  • 1 angel food cake (feel free to use store-bought ( about 13 oz.)


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine berries, sugar, lemon zest, and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat, until berries have softened and released their juices (about 10-12 minutes). Let compote cool slightly.
  2. Cut angel food cake into 8 wedges. Spoon compote over or alongside the cake wedges and serve.