Grilled Summer Fruit Compote

Total Time
40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

A delicious blend of flavours that can be served as an elegant breakfast or dessert or anything!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Thread the fruit on bamboo skewers (soaked in water for at least 20 minutes to prevent burning).
  2. Using a grill plate (electric or otherwise) lightly grill over a medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes, until they are just warmed through and grill marks have begun to appear.
  3. Remove from grill and set aside.
  4. Combine the water, liqueur and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  5. Stir in the lemon zest and the vanilla extract.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir to dissolve sugar completely.
  7. Transfer syrup to a serving bowl and add the grilled fruit.
  8. Chill the compote at least two hours so that the fruits will absorb the flavor of the syrup.
  9. Compote may be prepared a day in advance and kept in the refrigerator overnight.
  10. Serve with ice-cream, over cake, pavlova etc, you are only limited by your imagination with how you serve this.
  11. Also lovely with a drop of rosewater added, if you like the flavour.
  12. Can be made a day ahead and stored in refridgerator.